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Warrington - Social Worker - children & families

Warrington - Social Worker - children & families

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £39 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Our client, Warrington council is looking for a social worker to join their children and families team.


  • To provide a statutory social work service to children and families working within local and national guidance and legislation.
  • To embed and adopt our systemic model of practice rooted in relational work with families, which emphasizes people's relationships as key to understanding their experiences.
  • Use evidence based interventions to instigate change to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families


  • Be curious and ask purposeful questions, with a focus on the root causes of the child and families difficulties
  • Work alongside families helping them to solve problems and create change for themselves
  • Approach families with empathy, compassion and creativity using relationships for positive change
  • Be respectful and think about the situation from the child and families perspective taking a whole family system approach
  • Intervene in a timely way and act decisively to achieve permanence for all children
  • Be able to reflect and use critical thinking to evaluate and analyse the needs of the child and the family's capacity to change / meet the child's needs
  • Use a range of direct work approaches to elicit the views of children and families, whose voices are heard and responded to
  • Communicate clearly and sensitively with children of different ages and abilities, their families.
  • Build skilful and influential working relationships with other professionals and agencies
  • Make good use of supervision to reflect on practice, planning and decision making skills
  • Understand your legal and statutory responsibilities and execute these in children's best interests
  • Take appropriate responsibility for your own conduct, practice and learning, maintaining an up-to-date and accurate record of activities in line with requirements of the social work regulator
  • Operate successfully in a wide range of organisational contexts complying with departmental policies and procedures
  • Help keep children safe and improve welfare and outcomes for children and families
  • Respond to referrals and contacts received from a range of sources

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

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.