Social Worker - Family Support & Safeguarding Team

Posted 09 January 2023
Salary Up to £32.34 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
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 and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this opportunity 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!