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Senior Social Worker, Children Services

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £29.93 per hour

  • Contact:

    Dee Spencer

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Senior Social Worker, Children's Team, Stoke, up to £29.93ph

If you are an experienced Senior Social Worker with a background in Children's Teams, we want to hear from you.

Main duties include:

  • To manage complex cases, ensuring that the welfare of the child or young person is paramount at all times
  • To carry out assessments and manage child care plans within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Team and/or Principal Manager
  • To ensure that children, young people and their families are fully involved in the process of assessment
  • To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with departmental procedures
  • To ensure that the department's and authority's resources are deployed efficiently and effectively at all times
  • To be responsible for the allocation of appropriate tasks to ASYEs, Apprentices and Social Work Assistants and to provide for the necessary support and guidance necessary for the completion of those tasks
  • To undertake more complex case work
  • To provide mentoring and support to others
  • To provide mentoring and support to others
  • To support group supervision as required by the Team Manager

Essential requirements:

  • Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
  • Registration with Social Work England
  • ASYE complete
  • Substantial experience in a Children's Team

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs.
  • 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 Lucy Raven on the social care team.

Remedy Recruitment Group Ltd 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.