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Locum Social Worker - Children''s Referral & Assessment Team

  • Salary: Up to £28 per hour
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Date posted: 30-10-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004354_1540913176

Southend-on-Sea are currently looking for an experienced Locum Social Worker for their Referral & Assessment Team.

Having an extremely small area compared to the surrounds, the caseloads as a Social Worker within this team are extremely manageable. You will be working closely with families in the area conducting initial children and family assessments to decide the risk to the child referred. You would be short-term case holding for around 6 weeks creating care plans for families in need of support or completing pre-proceeding work for children you decide are at risk. It also offers the opportunity to work with a different client base and in much more coastal surroundings than other surrounding areas.

Situated within the Heart of Essex you can access via the M25, A13 and A127. Also, easily accessible via over ground, it is easily accessible via Fenchurch street in under an hour.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience completing Child and Parenting Assessments
  • Strong independent decision-making skills and legislation knowledge
  • Experience of fast paced, short term working
  • Proven track record of being able to work to, and meeting, strict timescales in a calm and professional manner.

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres and lively
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying £28 ph
  • Manageable caseloads with more rural and coastal surroundings

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and 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 Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555.