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Senior Social Worker - Front Door Response Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 11-11-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006939_1573492391

South Gloucestershire Council are looking for a Senior Social Worker, to join the Front Door Response Team. This is a locum position on a three-month rolling contract. The Senior Social Worker will have significant experience in Child Protection and must have experience working in Duty and Assessment Team/MASH environments.

Benefits for you as the Senior Social Worker:

  • Competitivepay rate at £35 per hour
  • Easily commutablefrom Bristol and Gloucester
  • Free DBS check through Charles Hunter Associates

Your responsibilities as the Senior Social Worker:

  • You will ensure that you work effectively to assess the severity and requirements of all calls that come through
  • Ensuring that all contacts are signposted or handed over to appropriate staff and services for efficient action
  • Initial assessments
  • To undertake interviews, observations and gather information from children, families and other agencies to analyse, summarise and evaluate the information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs

Requirements of you as the Senior Social Worker

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Experience in front door preferred, but child protection as a minimum.
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Full UK driving license

Location: South Gloucestershire

Pay: £35 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Georgina Smith 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!

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