Social Worker - Children Looked After Team

Posted 23 September 2022
Salary Up to £36.00 per hour
LocationBedford
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ5731_1663944084
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

Bedford Borough Council is looking for an Experienced Social Worker to join their Children Looked After Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have sound experience and knowledge of working in a CLA environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to work confidently in a busy environment from the beginning of the contract.

Benefits for you as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of up to £36.00 per hour
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Easily commutable via car
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset

Your responsibilities as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • Take hold of a complex caseload dealing with court cases
  • Work to create trusting relationships with children and families
  • Constantly revise and review cases
  • Work well with long term case holding to keep family relationships positive
  • Work cohesively with connected services to ensure the best possible outcomes are reached

Requirements of you as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of CLA and court work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle is essential for this role

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Umbrella pay rate: up to £36.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also



Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email kscoggins@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details


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