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Qualified Social Worker - First Response Service

Qualified Social Worker - First Response Service

  • Location

    Rochdale, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38 per hour + Depending on Experience

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council - First Response Service - Up to £38ph!

First Response Service is a locality based model with 6 teams covering 5 localities. Rochdale is committed to ensuring social workers having manageable caseloads therefore these 6 posts are additional to the social work establishment to address the demand that has come with increased referral rates. The workers will be managed by a Practice Manager from one of the Locality teams

The social workers role will pick up referrals that progress to assessment across the 5 localities and undertake good quality child led C&F assessments within 15 working days . The assessments will inform decisions whether ongoing social work involvement is required and either step down to other services or create a CIN plan and transfer to the locality team. It is anticipated that this will be completed on a rota of picking up referrals for 2 weeks then the 3rd week locality teams picking up referrals therefore allowing time for the assessments to be written up.

These role will initially be available for 3 months and subject to review, they will attract a rate of £38 per hour.

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.

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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.