Family Safeguarding Social Worker - Preston

Posted 25 July 2022
Salary £34.00 - £41.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameGregory Smith

Job description

Lancashire are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Family Safeguarding team in Preston. This is a locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a children's frontline environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to start work with confidence and little supervision.

Benefits for you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Outstanding Umbrella pay rate up to £41.00 per hour
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children and young people
  • Mileage paid for and parking available at office

Your responsibilities as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Managing caseloads between 15-22 relating to children and young people, including child protection and court work
  • Preparing and effectively participating in court orders within timescales
  • Determine an appropriate level of intervention, including support packages for families
  • Ensure the needs of children are addressed in the planning and assessments process

Requirements of you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • A recognized Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience in frontline Social Work
  • A valid UK driving license and vehicle is preferred

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Umbrella pay rate up to £41.00 per hour

PAYE options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Greg Smith on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!