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Bolton Council - Social Worker - R&A

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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    £33 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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Our client, Bolton Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Multi-Agency Referral and Assessment team in Castle Hill working across the borough.

Experience of working in referral and assessment team and familiar with statutory processes
*Undertaking home visits to gather information to establish any safeguarding concern- initial child /family needs assessments
*s47's enquiries- including co-ordination of statutory meetings and closing s47 if no further action/concern
*Provide short term interventions -liaising and passing case assessment/referrals to other teams when progressed
*Work within the Courts, taking statutory action when necessary to protect a child, including Emergency Protection Order applications and initiation of Care Proceedings
*Duty rota cover - front line social work

Flexible working in place- balance between working from home/office and statutory visits to meet the needs of the service

Candidates need to be able to undertake duty and home visits. Caseload will be across Bolton with office base at Castle Hill.

Interviews for successful candidates will be conducted via Microsoft Teams or in a socially distanced meeting room
References will be requested for any candidates offered an interview

Full time 37 hours per week - free onsite parking