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Locum Social Worker - Looked After Children

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Date posted: 28-09-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002816_1506612456

Charles Hunter Associates are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker for Lambeth's Looked After Children's Service. This is a full-time locum position on a rolling basis offering stability and longevity of assignment.

Job role:

  • Managing a complex case load of children looked after
  • Pathway Planning
  • Age Assessments
  • Completing court reports
  • Attending team meetings
  • Care proceedings Looked after children reviews
  • Developing care plans
  • Carrying out assessments

Lambeth launched a highly ambitious change programme which at its heart is all about improving the quality of social work practice. Lambeth has already stripped out management layers, streamlined IT and workflows and introduced dedicated business support for every team so that social workers can get back to doing what they do best, direct social work with children and families.

Small teams of six social workers have been introduced, advanced practitioners co-work and provide support on the most complex cases there is also a comprehensive training programme.

You must have:

  • Minimum 2 years minimum post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registered
  • Enhanced DBS, with list checks

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, consultants that have sector knowledge and experience and are trained in safer recruitment
  • Competitive hourly rate negotiable 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 0118 948 5555.