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Qualified Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £38.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    38

  • Salary low:

    35

  • Job ref:

    rem-6076906_1578649336

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within a Referral and Assessment Team for Reading Council.

Job Purpose

  • Undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children and young people
  • Work within BFfC policy procedures and good practice guidelines in order to most effectively meet the needs of the children and families allocated to you
  • To work with children, young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions and engender change, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with service users and other professionals
  • To keep up to date with contemporary issues in children's social work including legislation and evidence based practice, and to attend relevant training and development opportunities
  • To liaise with colleagues in own, other directorates, and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities, and jointly plan and deliver interventions
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records, and write reports as necessary. If required, give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly