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Social Worker - Looked After Children

  • Salary: £26 per hour
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside
  • Date posted: 24-09-2017
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002776_1506236838

Wirral County Council is currently looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their ambitious Looked after Children's team based in Wirral.

Mission Statement:
Ensuring the most vulnerable among us are safe and feel safe, is perhaps our most important responsibility. We want to see Wirral's children thrive and be safe in their own families and communities ensuring that they have the best possible start in life.
Wirral is committed to placing children and staff at the heart of all we do and as a result we offer posts with a unique mix of challenges and support. We are looking for qualified and experienced candidates who demonstrate passion and enthusiasm to join our highly skilled team in tackling Wirral's complex social issues and making a positive difference.

Responsibilities of the social worker:

  • Provide an accountable statutory social worker service to children looked after by local authority
  • Involves assessment, planning, implantation and evaluation of appropriate action
  • Working in line with the professional capabilities framework

Requirements for this social worker role:

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

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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