Social Worker

Recruiter
Lancashire County Council
Location
Penwortham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1237054697
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ashberry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Qualified Social Worker's to join our client, Lancashire County Council. We have a number of requirements for a number of different teams, however this particular requirement is for agency Social Workers within their Support To Permanence Team and Placement With Family & Friends Team, part of Lancashire's Fostering and Adoption Service. Our client is looking for suitable candidates to complete the following; Undertaking viability assessment of proposed connected person carers and special Guardians Being part of a duty rota (alongside colleagues) in order to undertake regulation 24 assessments Preparing and assessing prospective connected person foster carers and Special Guardians, including compiling complex assessment reports to present to the fostering panel and the Court. Supervising and supporting connected person foster carers. Ensuring high quality care is available that meets the specific needs of the child whom the proposed carer is being assessed and that all the standards and regulations are met. Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following: DIPSW or equivalent qualification and will be registered with the HCPC as a qualified social worker. Have a full driving licence and car available for work along with business ; Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on the information available, ensuring effective relationships with other professionals. Have the ability to work within and contribute to a team. Possess knowledge of service needs for ethnic minority communities. Have confident IT skills and be able to navigate an electronic file system. Have the ability to write clear, concise robust reports. Have a flexible approach when need arises. Contracts are full-time and generally offered for a minimum of 3 months before rolling on. Ashberry Recruitment have a team of specialist Social Work Consultants are here to help you find your next contract and support you through your agency career. Please contact Gavin should you like to discuss this vacancy further or should you wish to discuss any other QSW vacancies within the North of England and surrounding areas. ---------------------------------------- Salary additional info: Free DBS if needed ----------------------------------------

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