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Social Worker - Children's Safeguarding

  • Salary: £27 per hour
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 23-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002777_1506150103

Stoke on Trent City Council is currently looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their busy Safeguarding team based in Stoke on Trent.

Stoke on Trent are well known for their flexible working patters and incredible support that they offer. They have come leaps and strides following their OFSTED review and are now established as one of the best councils to work for in the Midlands. They offer amazing benefits for anyone working for them as well as paying above the average for the area.

Responsibilities of the social worker:

  • To ensure that the views of children and young people are represented at each stage throughout the process
  • Work with Social Care managers to ensure that the agreed care plan can be provided within the available resources and budget
  • To provide ongoing support and advice to service users and parents or carers
  • To assist with the development of standards of practice and training and development activities
  • Safeguarding concerns with children and families

Requirements for this social worker role:

  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • HCPC Registered
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Social Work Qualification
  • Completed ASYE

Please note: Unfortunately, due to the nature of the role, newly qualified social workers will not be considered at this stage.

This is a truly rewarding opportunity for a locum social worker to progress in their career. Closing date is Wednesday 30th September so please apply now to be considered.

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