Qualified Social Worker - CHILDREN - North east

North East England
24.00 - 35.00 GBP Hourly + GBP24 - GBP35/hour
07 Feb 2017
22 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Search consultancy are working with a South Yorkshire Local Authority to source experienced Qualified social Workers who have demonstrated experience within Child Protection, and have experience carrying out section 47 enquiries.
There are currently urgent requirements for these candidates to work within duty and assessment teams the area.
The role will involve:
- Managing a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity, involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action, to ensure that resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families.
- Liaising with other agencies and attending and chairing case conferences to ensure that all parties are working in unison to ensure the best outcomes for each case.
- Using child protection legislation to make decisions and recommendations on behalf of the local authority, and making referrals to other teams within the local authority as as external agencies
- Preparing court papers and attending hearings, giving evidence where required.
The successful post holder should be working in line with the competency standards set out in the Competency Assessment Social Worker Career Grade.
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and current HCPC registration. Experience working within a statutory local authority child protection role is essential. Please apply as soon as possible to register.
Search operate a referral policy where we will offer GBP250 to anyone who is able to refer a qualified social worker who goes on to work 50 hours for Search Consultancy. Please contact Hellen on (Apply online only) or email .

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age