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Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children

Salary:
£32 - £35 per hour + Negotiable
Sector:
Qualified Social Worker
Location:
South West
Job Type:
Temp
Post Date:
18-05-2021 05:22 PM
Ref #:
SouthgloLAC654814635_1621354940
Recruiter:
George Willett

We are looking to recruit a Social Worker for the Children's Looked After Team within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. South Gloucestershire is embedding a systemic approach and is currently undergoing a number of changes focussed on reducing caseloads and improving outcomes for families. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within South Gloucestershire County Council

Main duties include:



  • Required to use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services

  • Must have significant knowledge, experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families

  • Must be capable of devising individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect vulnerable people.

  • Required to manage an agreed case load, offer support and guidance and monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness.

  • Some knowledge of care benefits, fees and allowances would be helpful

  • Must be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems.

  • Understand philosophies, professional social work issues and the legal framework underpinning care services.

  • Must be computer literate and have basic numeracy skills.

  • Must be able to fulfil transport requirements.

  • Working with children who are looked after to achieve and maintain permanence, including permanency and care planning, family proceedings and preparation for children leaving care



Benefits of Working with South Gloucestershire Council:


Our Client has free onsite parking with the opportunity for role progression and training for both perm and temporary staff within the authority. They offer a very competitive pay rate which exceeds most of the surrounding areas.


Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?


Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment industry where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.


To discuss the vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in South Gloucestershire please contact George Willett or email in your updated CV to us today.



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