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Social Worker, Looked After Children and Permanence Team

Job reference: HQ00085343
Up to £25.50 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you interesting in developing your social work career?

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker within a looked after children permanence team based in Durham.

The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £25.50 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 6-month contract.

Responsibilities of the social worker:
-Carrying out Looked after Children reviews
- Ensuring Child Protection procedures are adhered too
- Working with cases in care proceedings
- Undertaking risk assessments
- Putting in place multi agency plans for children returning to their families
_ Devise multi agency child protection plans
- Undertake direct work with children
- Undertake Life story work with children to address emotional contact needs and to achieve permanency
- Attending family group conferences
- Keeping up to date case recordings
- Report writing
- Preparing reports and presenting them to panels
- Undertaking Kinship assessments
- Preparing Care Plans
- Writing court reports and giving evidence in court
- Meeting timescales in line with legislation
- Carrying out core assessments
- Planning and prioritising my case load
- Completing statutory visits
- Preparing pathway plans

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

This social worker job is advertised by Liam Burgess; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.