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0-25 Social Worker

  • Job reference: JM0-21SW
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are working with Peterborough City Council and looking for a Children's Social Worker to join their 0-25 Disability Team on a temporary basis.

Job Purpose
1. To carry a workload reflecting increasing complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge, in line with the capability of a social worker with a minimum of one year's post qualification experience in a social work role. Regular supervision will be in accordance with the departmental supervision policy.
2. To work within relevant current legislation and the procedural framework of Peterborough City Council (the Council).
3. To work collaboratively with children, young people and families/carers to assess their needs and plan and deliver services in accordance with the social work team's service area.
Job role:
1.Work in partnership with children, young people and families/carers and, through building effective
relationships, to elicit their needs and views and promote participation in decision making.

2.Undertake assessments in accordance with statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy, and procedures for the service and in the context of assessing risk to disabled children and young people.

3.Plan, implement and review a range of interventions for disabled children, young people and families/carers in accordance with statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy and procedures for the service.

4.Manage a workload independently, seeking support and suggesting solutions for workload difficulties.

5.Make pro-active use of supervision to support effective practice, reflection and career development and to meet the objectives of Performance Development Reviews.

6.Maintain accurate, up to date records safely and confidentially in accordance with the Council's policies and procedures. Produce succinct, well-structured records and reports, clearly recording and reporting analysis and judgements.

7.Pro-actively engage with colleagues and a range of organisations to identify, assess, plan for and support the needs of disabled children, young people and families/carers in order to promote positive change and independence, whilst demonstrating confident and effective judgement about risk to children and young people.

* The opportunity to work in a diverse, vibrant, multi-cultural city
* A competitive salary plus generous retention payment
* Bespoke training and CDP
* Excellent pension scheme
* Agile working
* A supportive and compassionate team with a great sense of community.

Please call Joshua Morrison on 01772 208964 to discuss more or Apply

Contract Details:
Temp 12 weeks locum role - with possible extension
Pay Rate - up to £32ph LTD
Hours - 37 per week

Currently Due to COV19 there will be home base working and Virtual Contact with clients

If you are interested in the roles above, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Joshua Morrison at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email We offer £250 for any referrals!!

Benefits of working with Service care solutions

Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS