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Locum Social Worker - Children in Care - Whitstable

  • Salary: £32 per hour
  • Location: Whitstable, Kent
  • Date posted: 22-05-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00001965_1495462998

Locum Social Worker - Children in Care - Whitstable

Kent County Council is currently looking for a Locum Social Worker to join their Children in Care team based in Whitstable. The council has been rated "excellent" by the Independent Audit Commission and prides itself on providing staff with consistent support and training and development opportunities

You must have:

· 2 years' minimum post qualifying experience

· HCPC registered

· Social Work Degree

· Enhanced valid DBS

Role & Key Responsibilities

· Managing a diverse Children & Families caseloads including assessments, reviews, preparing welfare reports and court attendance

· Contribute to and review the development of ongoing initiatives to achieve a more effective use of resources within Children & Families Services.

· Initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility in order to facilitate effective service delivery.

· Inform, advise, counsel and support clients and carers, individually and in group settings, to relieve stress and modify attitudes of behaviour to meet the needs of the client.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

· Free access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500 per annum) which contributes to HCPC

· You will work with your own dedicated consultant who is focused on your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience

· Competitive hourly rate of up to £32 per hour dependent on experience

· Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a "friend" or "colleague" looking for work.

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Helen Rudd on 0118 948 5555.