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Qualified Social Worker - Safeguarding Team

  • Location

    Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire

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    Social Care

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    £36 - £39 per hour + Depending on Experience

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    Joe Hilton

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    23 days ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Blackburn with Darwen Council - Assessment/Safeguarding Team - Up to £39ph!

Blackburn with Darwen Children's Services require an experienced Qualified Children's Social Worker to work in the Assessment/Safeguarding/CP team on a full time basis - Monday to Friday - 37 hours per week. Over 3 years post qualification experience is desirable. You must have a current Social Work England registration and be looking to renew this. Experience in using Protocol Liquid Logic is desirable but not essential, and it is highly desirable to have good IT inputting skills.

The main areas of work will be Assessment, Child Protection and Court work plus some Child In Need work. The role entails outcome-focussed SMART planning and good electronic recording skills to ensure the statutory social work service is fulfilled, alongside standard tasks - completing key assessments, carrying out stat visits, leading Core Group and CIN meetings, and writing good quality Court reports etc.

Managers are easily available to access for advice and support and the building is Covid Secure and open plan with meeting rooms.

During the current pandemic, there is a 'bubble' arrangement for staff in the department as per a rota with a mixture of working from home and in the office as required. This arrangement may require some flexibility at times, as you will be required to follow any requirements to meet the service needs.

There are virtual meeting arrangements using Microsoft Teams with all social workers provided with a tablet and smartphone, plus free car parking behind the building when working from the office site.

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.