Qualified Social Worker – Duty

Qualified Social Worker – Duty

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Qualified Social Worker – Duty
Location: Lancashire
Pay rate:  £39 per hour

We are looking for experienced and passionate Qualified Social Workers to join a dedicated Duty Team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our clients social work team in Lancashire. You will be on duty every 5 weeks.  You will be supported by an experienced team manager.   Our Client offers regular monthly supervision and monthly group reflective supervision.   As part of this dedicated Duty Team you will be working in a busy and supportive team who assess and work with children and families and intervene where children need support to provide more children with help at an earlier stage. The Duty Team work directly with children and their families whilst also partnering with agencies including the police and health to ensure the best possible outcome with sustainable positive change. The service ensures a strong link with our Integrated Prevention and Earliest Help colleagues to promote local community support for children and families when social care no longer needs to be involved.

Working in accordance with social care legislation and local government requirements, informed by the values and principles of social care; you will be supporting in the delivery of person centred, safe and effective social care services. Using your professional knowledge and experience you’ll make assessments and decisions about the most appropriate interventions. Applying your significant Social Work experience and excellent communication skills you’ll establish and maintain relationships with service users and other agencies to ensure services meet identified needs.

You’ll be committed to ensure positive and sustainable results of your interventions. Using best practice, you’ll strive to provide the best outcomes for children. Most importantly however, you’ll have a passion for supporting children and their families to ensure that they thrive and flourish. Our priority is to protect the most vulnerable and to be as efficient as possible.

Perfect candidate will be:

  • Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England.
  • Experienced in working with children and families including those from vulnerable groups.
  • Experience working within, Court, Children in Need and Child Protection.
  • Creative, flexible and forward thinking in approach.
  • Knowledgeable of Child Protection legislation and understanding of child protection issues.
  • Constantly striving for continuous improvement to provide the best outcomes for children.
  • Able to use excellent mediation and negotiation skills on behalf of service users.
  • Highly skilled at building meaningful relationships with children and families to engage them in assessments and plans.
  • Committed to providing our service users with a high-quality service.
  • Experienced in working in a multi-disciplinary, interagency basis.
  • 2 Years plus Qualified

In this role you will:

  • Use skills, knowledge, and experience to make full assessment of risks protection and social care needs.
  • Manage an agreed case load.
  • Use specialist communication skills to achieve optimum outcomes for service users.
  • Devise individual care plans, taking account of diversity and promoting dignity and empowerment.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-

  • A dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to
  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.

 
This role is ideally located for those travelling from;  Blackburn, Fulwood, Rawtenstall, Blackpool, Morecombe, Darwin,  Preston, Crosby, Chorley, Clitheroe, Oswaldtwistle, Burnley, Bootle, Lancaster, Middleton, Leigh, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, Leyland, Accrington, Barrow, Wigan, St Helens, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Widnes, Warrington, Wirral, Huyton, Wallasey, Wigan, St Helens, Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham, , Liverpool, Skelmersdale, Wigan, Warrington, Bolton, Altrincham, Cheadle, Stockport, St Helens, Widnes, Ashton under Lyme, Stretford, Bury, Leigh, Blackburn, Preston.

We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this is not the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO (Independence Reviewing Officer), BIA (Best Interest Assessor), MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager