Social Worker - Child Protection

Recruiter
Randstad Care
Location
Lancaster
Salary
£24.97 - £28/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
A Qualified Social Worker is required to join a Child protection team. This is an initial 3 months contract. Pay rate for this position will be £24.97 - £28 Ltd per hour. Full time candidates will only be considered for this role.

Benefits:

* Competitive Pay rates
* Dedicated one to one consultant
* Impartial Career advice, Interview preparation, Exclusive opportunities
* Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
* Fantastic referral scheme offering £200 per successful candidate/friend referral

Key responsibilities:

* Completing assessments and reports that identifies vulnerable children in need, children who need protection and safeguarding
* Planning for children becoming looked including the use of a range of statutory powers and the courts
* Working with and engaging young people / children with special or additional needs
* Working in partnership with parents, extended families and those representing them
* Using a range of intervention techniques to identify and if necessary protect and safeguard children who may be vulnerable or at risk of harm

Requirements:

* An understanding of short and long term care planning as well as working with children in need and child protection
* Experience of working with and engaging children and young people
* Experience of working, in partnership with parents, extended families and those representing them
* A Degree/Diploma in Social Work
* HCPC registration & valid DBS
* Drivers licence and own vehicle

If you don't think this role is quite the best fit for you please contact us to discuss others. Also if you know someone who might be suitable, refer them on to us and get a massive £200 in love to shop vouchers. (T&C*)

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing