Social Worker - Children - Luton

Recruiter
Connect2Luton
Location
Luton
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1819363245
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Connect2Luton are working exclusively with Luton Borough Council to recruit an experienced Social worker - Social Children and families to join their growing team

Who we are:

Luton Borough Council have partnered with Kent Commercial Service to create Connect2Luton, a recruitment managed service for all contingent temporary agency, contract and interim roles at the Council.?

Personal profile of Social Worker - Children and Families team
  • As an experienced social worker, you will undertake statutory duties under the Children Act 1989 and other legislation and guidance relating to service users and
  • You will be expected to be able to cover for your line manager on occasion and to also to cover for other social workers within your team if required.
  • You will be committed to working in a strength based, outcome focused way and to making a difference to the lives of the individuals and families which you work with.
  • Candidates must have post qualification experience along with a good knowledge of relevant legislation and local authority responsibilities in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

Key skills and experience
  • Able to undertake statutory duties under the Children Act 1989
  • Ability to manage crisis intervention and adhere to health and safety policies.
  • Understanding of equality issues.
  • Substantial knowledge of legislation and statutory responsibilities relating to Children and Family services including appropriate Quality Standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development and issues of family dynamics.

Qualifications

You will have either Dip SW, CQSW or recognised equivalent professional qualification. Or registered by the health can care professional's council.

An enhanced DBS Certificate which is satisfactory to Luton Borough Council will be a condition of your appointment.

Luton Borough are practising COVID restrictions with regards to safeguarding their employees.

We are an equal opportunities employment agency and business that positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Connect2Luton, part of Luton Borough Council & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.