Qualified Social Worker

Up to £10,000
25 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, a Greater Manchester Local Authority is seeking an experienced social worker to join our Children with Disabilities Team pay rate is £30.00 per hour (umbrella).

The role will involve the following:

• Responsible for a caseload of children with complex needs. Undertaking statutory assessments, writing reports

• Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases adhering to statutory timescales.

• Develop and maintain effective relationships with children, their families, and carers.

• Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.

• Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.

• Maintain and update case records as per statutory guidance.

• Write high quality reports as required and where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.

• Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative.

• Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.

You will be competent on IT systems, (we use Liquid Logic electronic records), have excellent organisation and communication skills and enjoy working in a busy, supportive team environment. There will be scope to develop a practice specialism and your role will involve providing casework leadership in the areas of Continuing Healthcare, Mental Capacity and positive risk taking with complex customers.

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:
  • Currently registered with Social Work England;
  • Have a degree or equivalent in Social Work;
  • 3 Years Post Qualifying experience

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)

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.