Qualified Social Worker

Capita Resourcing
£30 - £35/hour
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Stockton on Tees - Assessment Social Worker
Medicare are currently looking for a Social Worker for the Assessment Team.
Information on Role
* busy team, responsible for assessing all new referrals received into the Department ranging from Child in Need to complex Safeguarding issues.
* Due to the high volume of work being received it has been agreed for additional Agency Social Workers to join the team for a nine month period to assist with cases.
* Candidates should have experience of completing Single Assessments within an appropriate timescale, S47 enquires, experience of Safeguarding, attendance at ICPC and an understanding of the Public Law Outline procedure.
* Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years Child Protection experience
Additional Information
* return, we are able to offer flexible working, incorporating consolidated working (e.g. working 9 out of 10 days (74 hours),
* a designated working area,
* free access to our in-house training facilities
* free on-site office car parking, opportunities for home working in line with service need
* paid mileage at 46.9p per mile
* Additionally, we have a caseload management point system to indicate individual staff and team workloads.
* To reduce demands on Social Work time, we have designated admin provision including effective typing support and a contracted Resource provider to facilitate supervised contacts.

You will need the following in order to be considered for the Role:

* BA/MA/BSc/MSc Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent).
* It is also essential that you be registered with the HCPC.
* Experience must have been gained post qualifying sufficient in order to settle quickly into this position.
* Reference Details to cover employment for the previous 5 year work history
* DBS on the update service or happy to process a new one

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career and offer vouchers worth £250 if you refer other successful Qualified Social Workers.

If you would like to apply for this position or to find out more about this opportunity please contact Zara Murray by phone on 07710502339. Alternatively, you can email me at by attaching a Microsoft Word copy of your CV