Social Worker - Family Support & Safeguarding Team

Posted 04 August 2022
Salary Up to £32.34 per hour
LocationDudley
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ1091_1659626001
Contact NameLuke Longman

Job description

Dudley Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Family Support & Safeguarding Team. As the Social Worker, you will be continuing the child's journey when cases are transferred from the Assessment Service and where longer-term involvement is needed. This role is a full-time, locum postion.

As the ideal Social Worker will have experience of implementing child protection and child in need plans. Whilst this is a busy team in a developing local authority, there is opportunities with great training and development programmes.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Brilliant pay rate of £32.34 per hour
  • Only required to be in the office 2 days a week
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Home and flexible working available
  • Easily commutable via car or public transport
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

  • Support looked after children, and to escalate cases through legal proceedings
  • Implement child protection and child in need plans
  • Manage complex cases, planning intervention and support in a timely manner
  • Making sure that the children's voices are heard and recorded consistently

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience of working within Family Support and Safeguarding Teams
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence



Location: Dudley, West Midlands

Rate: up to £32.34 per hour Umbrella/LTD

PAYE options available too



Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Luke Longman on 07436 380232 for further details or llongman@charecruitment.com and please do be sure to leave your contact details


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