Social Worker - Special Needs Team - Blackpool

Recruiter
Randstad Care
Location
Blackpool
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
26 Sep 2020
Closes
28 Sep 2020
Ref
1717696657
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Social Worker - Special Needs Team

We work with children and young people from the age of 0 - 18 that have the following identified needs. At present there are 194 children open to the team:

* A severe or profound learning disability
* A severe physical disability
* A substantial degree of visual impairment/moderate and severe hearing loss.
* A complex Autistic Spectrum Condition with a learning difficulty.
* A complex medical health condition, including:- Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, HIV/AIDS or severe disfigurement.

We work with all children, families and young people identified across level three and four on the Pan Lancashire Continuum of Need. Social Workers complete Child and Family Assessments on the children with additional needs and their siblings to identify any needs and strengths of the family, including services that are available to meet these and what level these should be provided under.

The team provides support for children:

* Children under Section 17, Child in Need. This also includes short break care package of support, for example commissioned services and overnight respite.
* Children subject to Child Protection Plans, pre proceedings and care proceedings.
* Looked after children with a care plan of permanence.

When young people reach the age of transition they are supported by the team and a transition worker to ensure that appropriate services are identified and in place before the coming of their 18th Birthday.

This Social Worker vacancy is posted by Paul Foley, if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now or if you would prefer a discreet discussion then please contact me on .

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Randstad we are able to offer:
A fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per referral
Free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Training
Access to benefits app that could save you £100's per year
A personal one to one consultant with over 5 years' experience in social work recruitment
First access to social work positions across England
A reliable weekly payroll that does not leave you wondering where your money is every Friday!

Remember it pays to have friends, refer another social worker and get paid £300! 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.

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.