Safeguarding Children in Care Social Worker

Posted 25 January 2024
Salary Up to £42.00 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameJordan Peat

Job description

Achieving For Children is looking for an experienced Senior Social Worker to join their Safeguarding and Children in Care Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role based In Maidenhead.

The ideal Social Worker will have past experience in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, giving due consideration to their race, culture, religion and linguistic background.

Benefits for you as a Senior Social Worker:

  • Competitive Pay Rate: £42.00p/h
  • Work from Home available
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport
  • Chance to enhance your CV and Skillset

Your responsibilities as a Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • To manage an agreed caseload of children and young people in compliance with casework objectives
  • Consistently maintaining the highest level of professional standards, including the most complex cases.
  • Direct social work with children and young people
  • Investigating concerns regarding a child or young person's safety or wellbeing,
  • Make an assessment of the risk and protective factors in the family and decide on the most appropriate course of action.
  • Complete longer-term work with families in order to meet identified needs and improve outcomes for children.

Requirements of you as a Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of work within Safeguarding and Children in Care
  • A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is required

Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Umbrella pay rate: £42.00p/h

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat 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!