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Social Worker - Children's Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: £26 - £28 per hour
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Date posted: 31-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003001_1509436812

A highly respected local authority is looking to recruit an experienced, dedicated and hardworking social worker to join their busy Safeguarding team.

Staffordshire County Council is a top-tier local authority who reward their hard-working team members by giving them room to develop and grow. They are known to offer flexible working contracts which is up to the discretion of the manager.

What's on offer?

  • The chance to work for a council who achieved a "Good" rating in their recent OFSTED report
  • An excellent management structure with experienced leaders
  • Transport links across the country
  • A competitive pay rate of up to £28 per hour


  • You will undertake S.47 inquiries and managing cases where children are subject to child protection and child in need plans
  • You will manager a small number of looked after children cases
  • You will be working in a fast-paced team that contains several experienced workers who are incredibly supportive.
  • You will ideally have experience of taking referrals on duty and completing assessments within timescales

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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