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Chester- Social Worker -Child in Need / Duty assessment

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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our client Cheshire West and Chester Council is looking for a qualified Social Worker to join their Child in Need / Duty assessment team.



Assess the needs of children and young people who require social work services including the identification of risk and the need for protection. To develop, co-ordinate and deliver multi-agency plans to meet assessed needs and to review these plans to ensure they continue to meet assessed needs


Identify unmet needs and gaps in service provision to inform resource allocation and service development


Engage other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies in the delivery of services agreed following the assessment of need


Manage an allocated workload within a team setting


Comply with the statutory obligations and departmental policing and procedures.


Maintain accurate and up to date records on the Integrated Children's System (ICS) at all times


Prepare for and participate in professional supervision sessions and staff meetings and make use of all available training and developmental opportunities


Contribute to the evaluation and development of services and new ideas by sharing knowledge about theory, skills and practice with other Social Services staff, professional groups and interested bodies


Provide professional support to newly qualified and less experienced social work staff to enable others to develop their knowledge and skills

Good communication skills written and verbal - Essential

Ability to cope positively in a time of major change in social work - Essential

Ability to work effectively with service users - Essential

Planning and caseload management - Essential

Able to take initiative and work autonomously - Essential

Time Management - Essential

Able to work effectively with partner agencies/colleagues - Essential

Proven interagency/multi-disciplinary working - Essential

Presentation skills - Desirable

A clear aptitude for new technology and IT systems - Desirable

Positive personal stress management - Desirable

Commitment to working within a team - Desirable

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.