Social Worker - LAC

Up to £10,000
24 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking a Social Worker to join their LAC Team.

Pay rate is £35.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will involve the following:
  • Experience of working with children looked after capacity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the role of social work in a local authority setting.
  • Demonstrable ability to assess different levels of needs and risk including child protection.
  • Experience and knowledge of working within a legislative, legal and policy framework.
  • Hold a recognised Social Work Qualification (e.g. Dip SW.)
  • Hold a current registration with Social Work England.
  • Understanding and knowledge of the policies and legislative frameworks which inform outcomes for children and young people.
  • An understanding of child development and the factors that contribute to positive outcomes in line with the National Framework for Assessment.
  • Knowledge of the role of statutory and voluntary agencies involved in working with children and families.
  • Knowledge and understanding of social work theory as applied in practice.

Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? â€" we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Requirements of the role:
  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have experience of working in a busy LAC team

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague â€" we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Some facts about working for REED:

Here at REED we care and we’re professional â€" in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times â€" I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the REED Foundation which supports good causes around the world.

Our company values are:
  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week-day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too â€" don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.