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Senior Social Worker - Family Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: £35 - £37 per hour + home working, onsite parking
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 15-08-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003822_1534324309

There are several Local Authorities in the Berkshire area currently looking for an experienced Locum Social Worker or Senior Social Worker to join their Family Safeguarding Team.

They have recently been awarded £2.5 million and are now looking to roll out a brand new Social Work Structure across all of their localities. Funded by the DFE, they are looking to implement the 'Family Safeguarding Model' which was a proven success in Hertfordshire's Children Social Services. This Multi - Disciplinary Team utilises a more therapeutic approach by working with the whole family.

It is a rare opportunity to come into an Authority and really integrate yourself into the structure of a brand-new team, offering lots of great developmental potential also. Easily accessed via the M4, M3 it also has great transport links from area's like London and Oxford.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • 3+ years' experience as a Social Worker within Front Line Children's services
  • Strong skills in Court work including report writing and attending hearings
  • Experience with the "Toxic Trio"
  • Experience of being part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Highly adaptable and flexible working individual able to integrate in to a new structure within the Local Authority
  • Car driver with your own vehicle

What do you get?

  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities offering from £35 ph dependant on experience and interview.
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • 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 or 07384 466 396.