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Qualified Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team (CWD)

  • Location

    Herefordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £40 per hour + Negotiable + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

  • Contact email:

    joe@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40

  • Salary low:

    40

  • Job ref:

    JOE_1641978754

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Qualified Social Worker - Herefordshire Council - Children with Disabilities (CWD) Team - Up to £40ph!

The Children with Disabilities Team (CWD) assesses the care needs of children, young people and their families/carers where a child has a significant and enduring disability and/or health needs. The CWD Team works with children under Section2 (CSDP Act 1970), children in need as well as children who are subject to child protection plans, who are looked after and who may be subject to court proceedings.

The service ensures that young people's needs are assessed, planned for and reviewed, bringing together the multi-agency teams around children and young people to assess and meet needs. The service also identifies and manages the provision of short break services to young people and their families, where assessed as appropriate.

We are looking to recruit a forward-thinking and experienced qualified social worker to work within our CWD team. It is preferable if you have some experience of working with children with disabilities however applications from people with a demonstrable interest and who are keen to learn about working with children with disabilities will also be considered.

You will have detailed knowledge and understanding of the current legislation and guidance relating to children with disabilities as well as a good working knowledge of the recent SEND reforms. You will also have knowledge and experience in safeguarding and working with looked after children.

You will be coming to a stable and established team who are passionate about outcomes for children with disabilities and who have been recognised by Ofsted as having many areas of good practice. You will be reliable and dependable team member and a strong team player.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout the UK giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Option to be paid on either Wednesday or Friday.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

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.