Social Worker

Recruiter
Randstad Care
Location
UK
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
19 Sep 2020
Ref
1697113580
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for new opportunities within social care?

If so don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to support Hartlepool Council. They are looking for a social worker to join their Child Protection Team.

Hartlepool's children services were last inspected in July 2018, when overall effectiveness was judged to be good by ofsten. Since then, the strong and stable senior management team has continued to improve the quality of social work practice for children who are subject to child in need and child protection plans. This is in spite of increasing demand for services.

About the role:

Maxium caseload of 25

Team of 6 other social workers

Working from home & condensed working week available

Duty rota of 1 week out of every 6

Responsibilities:

Carrying out initial / core assessments and reviews

Ability to work in partnership with both children and their families

Ability to work alongside other key practitioners planning for the best interest of children

Ability to work alone and part of a team

Ability to organise, prioritise own work and achieve deadlines

Work to a high standard of practice

Ability to problem solve liaising with other professional bodies where appropriate

Developing and implementing child centred care plans

Attending child protection and safeguarding meetings

Report writing

Benefits to Randstad

£150 to any new social workers who join Randstad after 12 weeks in an assignment

£300 worth of vouchers for anyone who refers a social worker over to us https://refer-a-friend/
Offer £150 to any social workers who source their own job and refer to the agency (you will receive after completing 4 weeks)

Access to over 30 courses - free of charge- keep your CPD up to date every year

Access to Happi App - where you get access to discounts to shops

A committed & dedicated consultant

The successful candidate must:

Have at least three years previous experience of statutory children's Social Work within the UK

Have an up-to-date knowledge of the legal framework for children's Social Care

Be a qualified social worker

Be registered with Social Work England

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss other opportunities available within social care please contact Ethan Proud on

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.