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Social Worker - Child Protection

  • Salary: £24 - £26 per hour
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside
  • Date posted: 31-10-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003004_1509469250

A well-known local authority is looking for a forward thinking, motivated and dedicated social worker to join their busy Child Protection team.

Wirral Council are in the process of initiating positive change throughout the whole service. A new Team manager and Service manager for the Child Protection teams have been brought in as part of this process. It's a very exciting time for Wirral Council and a great time for anyone looking to join them.

What's on offer?

  • Working within a team that offers support whenever you need it
  • Being part of a positive story of improvement across the whole service
  • Competitive hourly rate of up to £26 per hour
  • Excellent public transport links


  • Carrying out Section 47 investigations and Assessment of Need and Risk
  • Undertaking various child protection duties including court work and promoting preventative child care and social work
  • Implementing all aspects of child care policy e.g. family placement
  • Public and Private Law care proceedings
  • Working within the Looked After Children system

Minimum job requirements

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • An enhanced DBS check
  • Completed ASYE and 1 - 2 years post qualifying experience

Want to apply or know someone who would?

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Talib Jetha on 0118 948 5555 or via email for further details.

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