Children and Families Social Worker

North Lanarkshire
28.00 - 32.00 GBP Hourly + GBP28 - GBP32/hour
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Qualified Social Worker within the Children & Families sector? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Randstad Care can offer a fantastic opportunity to join a top local authority. As well as the opportunity to practice within a top local authority, Randstad can offer the successful candidate an attractive hourly rate ranging from GBP28 to GBP32.

The successful Qualified Social Worker will be responsible for :

- Undertake assessments of need and risk and take a lead role in implementation of plans to deliver care, protection and support to children, young people and their families, and promote their wellbeing in the community.

- Work collaboratively with partner agencies to build the capacity of people using services.

- Make assessments in relation to child protection referrals, carry out investigations and make recommendations related to child protection procedures, respond appropriately to any risks to achievement of the plan.

- Assess and make recommendations about whether compulsory measures of supervision are necessary.

- Assess and make recommendations about whether a child should be accommodated away from home.

- Assess and make recommendations for children who may require permanent alternative family care.

- Take account of service users' views in all aspects of work.

- Practice in line with the Council's Equalities Policies.

- Provide the social work contribution to any review of the needs of children and young people, including recommendations on behalf of the Council to Children's Hearings and Courts.

- Plan rehabilitation and provide support to looked after and accommodated children.

- Provide written reports and records as required.

- Take responsibility for monitoring and improving your knowledge and skills, and undertake professional development as identified.

To be considered for the role, you must:

- Have minimum 12 months post qualifying experience in a similar setting

- Hold a relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)

- Full UK Drivers License and Access to your own Vehicle

- Be Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Registered

- Have an up to date PVG Scotland Disclosure Check

Randstad Care are able to offer the successful Qualified Social Worker:

- Personal Training and Development

- Dedicated Randstad Consultant - One point of Contact

- Weekly prompt and reliable payroll service

- Competitive Pay Rates

- Working for a top Local Authority

- On-site Parking

If working for a top performing local authority in a lively environment sounds ideal, then this could be the perfect role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity, apply today.

Randstad Care offer a dedicated consultant approach, we are based in Edinburgh so registration is quick and simple. We offer interview advice, CV support and guidance throughout your career with Randstad. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please submit your CV or contact Phil Duncan on for more information or a confidential discussion.

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