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Qualified Social Worker - Looked after Children Team (LAC)

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £32.34 per hour + Negotiable

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    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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Qualified Social Worker - LAC Team - Wolverhampton - Up to £32.34!

If you are an experienced Social Worker with a background working with Looked after Children, we want to hear from you.

You will work alongside another social worker, reporting to the line manager. Working with Looked after Children post final hearing to support them in long term placements to provide stability and ensure their needs are met and reviewed regularly.

A large percentage of children enter care post the age of 14, so the ability to work with adolescents is essential, having good direct work skills and an understanding of contextual safeguarding as part of the wider system.

Main duties include:

  • Undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies. Analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs
  • Provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence
  • Review and reassess when necessary and be open to a change of view in response to new evidence
  • On the basis of assessed needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families
  • Carry out planned interventions using a range of tried and tested methodologies including systemic and social learning theory approaches
  • Develop and manage Child Protection Plans for all children on the Child Protection Register in line with child protection procedures

Essential requirements:

  • Diploma in Social Work or equivalent qualification
  • HCPC registration as a Social Worker
  • Knowledge of childcare legislation, statutory guidance and the London Child Protection Procedures

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier to numerous local authorities throughout London giving us access to jobs before other agencies.
  • 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 to Dee Spencer 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.