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Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job reference: HQ00088344
Up to £29.93 per hour
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work part time within a looked after children team based in Shropshire.

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 £29.93 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Responsibilities/ General duties:
- You'll be managing a caseload with various levels of complexity for children in care
- Undertaking a range of assessments of children and young people in need, or in need of protection, and their families, children in care
- Critically analysing all necessary information and responding appropriately to the needs of specific children and young people and any current or emerging safeguarding issues
- Working with a range of partner agencies to reduce risk of harm and provide advice and support to children, young people and families.
- To promote close and constructive relationships with children, young people and their families, and partner agencies
- To effectively assess and manage risk
- Promote standards which achieve equality of opportunity
Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
2+ years in a similar post

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

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 us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.