Qualified Social Worker – Looked After Children Team – Reading, Berkshire

3D Recruit Central
£60,000 - £69,999
11 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


  • To be the allocated worker for children looked after, wherever placed, delivering services which are sensitive to the needs of children, young people and families, to the highest professional standards
  • To encourage and support looked after children and young people and to participate in all decision-making processes affecting their lives (according to their age and stage of development)
  • To provide ongoing timely assessment, planning, implementation and review for allocated cases, working in partnership with children, young people and families, and partner agencies
  • To undertake effective analysis and management of risk for allocated children, under the supervision of the team manager
  • To implement Permanency plans and maintain up to date Care Plans.
  • Monitor and promote children’s health and education needs and any special needs, to ensure these are met and improve their life chances.
  • Re-assess children’s needs in the light of changes in circumstances, behaviour, family situation, etc. and undertake direct work with children.


Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent

  • We need someone who has LAC experience really and understands the systems and processes re care plans and statutory visits etc, and who has real skills in working with children.
  • Minimum of 3 years PQ experience in the UK
  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Must be a car driver


  • Pay rate:£32 - £35ph
  • In-house accounts department that prides itself on paying our locums on time
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will support you in finding a suitable role
  • Apsco compliance+ accredited
  • We offer a £250 refer a friend/colleague bonus *
  • Apply now or get in touch for more information; 01296 826120 or email nikki@3DRecruit.com

    (*Terms and Conditions apply. For more information please get in touch).

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