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Social Worker - Children's Referral & Assessment Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Date posted: 13-04-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003221_1523615009

Are you a Senior Social Worker looking for a new Social Work assignment in the Berkshire area? There are multiple authorities in the county in need of people for their Referral & Assessment Teams, which is the first contact between the families and Local authority, so the ability to build rapport is essential. The role would involve undertaking Child and Family Assessments, S.47 inquiries and intervention and planning for `Children in Need'. Outside of the London memorandum, they can offer extremely rewarding pay rates, as well as stable and supported working environments. Easily accessed via the M4, M40 and M3, they are easily commutable as well as direct trains from London Paddington.

What are the requirements?

  • 2 Years Post Qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration
  • Car driver with own vehicle

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience within and initial assessment team, dealing with section 17's & 47's.
  • Capable of reviewing and monitoring care plans
  • Build rapport with Children & Families and be able to reassure and guide through process
  • Be able to organise and prioritise admin and reports of your caseload, within given timescales

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with parks, large town like Windsor, and shopping centres nearby
  • Be a fully supported and supervised member within the team with excellent team structure
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities offering up to £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.