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Qualified Social Workers x 3, LAC Team, Lewisham

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £32 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Dee Spencer

  • Contact email:

    dee@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    32

  • Job ref:

    37140 - Dee_1599051859

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-02

Qualified Social Workers x 3, LAC Team, Lewisham

Remedy Social Care team are looking for experienced Qualified Social Workers to work within the Looked after Children's Service based in Lewisham.

You will be working directly with children, young people and their families. You will provide a statutory social work service including assessment, intervention, case planning and reviews appropriate to the work of the team.

Main duties include:

  • Deliver statutory services to Looked after Children and young people (age 0 to 18)
  • Responsible for undertaking all social work tasks on allocated cases, or those worked with on a short-term assessment basis
  • Responsible for providing advice, emotional and practical support to children and young people
  • Assess, plan and develop the life skills of young people leaving care to ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge to live independently.
  • Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken on behalf of the Directorate, and to ensure that service users are aware of their right to see such records.
  • Ensure that service users are aware of their right to complain about the service they receive.
  • Produce case reports and correspondence for a variety of readership, including meetings, conferences, court, other agencies and service users.

Essential requirements:

  • A social work qualification (degree in social work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent recognised social work qualification
  • Registration with Social Work England
  • Completion of ASYE
  • Post qualified experience in LAC in the UK

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 find out more about this role, please call 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.