Social Worker - Children's Safeguarding Team

Posted 01 September 2022
Salary Up to £42.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

West Sussex County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Children's Safeguarding Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have sound experience and knowledge of safeguarding work and proceedings. 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's Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Exceptional pay rate of up to £42.00 per hour
  • Hybrid working available
  • Easily accessible via car
  • Training available to Locum workers
  • A stable contract due to the demand of the service

Your responsibilities as a Children's Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Manage a complex caseload
  • Identify and assess each individual child's level of need and address this appropriately
  • Complete S17 and S47 assessments
  • Provide Managers with written reports on each case
  • Form positive relationships with children and families involved
  • Liaise with connected services to ensure the best outcomes are met for children and families

Requirements of you as a Children's Safeguarding Social Worker:

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

Location: Worthing, West Sussex

Umbrella pay rate: up to £42.00 per hour dependent on experience

PAYE payment options available also

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

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!