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Locum Social Work - Children's Locality Team

  • Salary: £23 - £25 per hour
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Date posted: 09-05-2017
  • Sector: Social Care, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00001874
Cheshire West and Chester Council is currently looking for an addition to their Children's Services team based in Ellesmere Port. Cheshire West council offers a wide range of support for children and has an initiative set up called the Children's Centre footprints. These children's centres offer services to both children and families and would be a great way to learn about the industry in a variety of situations.


* Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
* HCPC Registered
* Enhanced DBS on the update service
* Social Work Qualification

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Assess the needs of children and young people who require social work services including the identification of risk and the need for protection. To develop, co-ordinate and deliver multi-agency plans to meet assessed needs and to review these plans to ensure they continue to meet assessed needs
* Identify unmet needs and gaps in service provision to inform resource allocation and service development
* Comply with the statutory obligations and departmental policing and procedures.
* Engage other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies in the delivery of services agreed following the assessment of need
* Maintain accurate and up to date records on the Integrated Children's System (ICS) always
* Manage an allocated workload within a team setting

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

* Free access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500 perannum) which contributes to HCPC
* You will have support from your own dedicated consultant who is focused on your career and development as a person. They will have their own specialised knowledge and experience to place you in the best possible roles to suit your skills and needs.
* Competitive hourly rates
* Bonus referral scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work.
* Compliance Plus accredited and recently awarded "Most Effective Compliance Operation".

If you are interested please get in touch with Charles Hunter Associates on 01189 485 555 and ask for Talib Jetha directly. Alternatively, you are able to apply through the website following the instructions as stated.