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Swindon Borough Council -Social Worker - Assessment

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Our client Swindon council, is looking for a social worker to join their Assessment and Intervention for Safeguarding team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for individuals to work as a Social Worker from the point of referral, undertaking assessment, through to providing support and intervention with the child and their family, to an ending whereby the family no longer require our intervention. This is a great time to join Swindon Borough Council as a Social Worker, where we have innovative projects like Social Workers in Schools and Family Safeguarding, being implemented.

* A degree or diploma in Social Work, full Social Work England registration and a proven ability to work in partnership with children, young people, parents, carers and partners.
* A strong strength based approach and child-centred value base that informs the work with children, young people and families.

* A relentless commitment to quality and a child's lived experience - and be able to talk about what good practice 'looks like' for children, young people and families.

* Excellent interpersonal skills to engage and motivate children, young people and their families in a range of circumstances.

* Effective assessment, analysis and planning skills.

* An experience social worker with child protection, court and looked after children experience About Us

* Location - you will initially be based in assessment team and then moving with your allocated families to a locality team

* Supervision and training will be provided

* You will be provided with a mobile phone and laptop

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed
* Substantial experience in a Referral & Assessment 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 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.