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Care Leavers Social Worker

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Care Leaver's Social Worker in Croydon.

We are looking to recruit highly motivated qualified Social Workers within a children's Care Leaver's Team, who will be able to assess effectively and manage a fast-paced work environment.

We are a fast-paced service who embrace the challenges presented by our group of young people, and we need a Social Worker who can embrace this and respond. We need someone who is unafraid to challenge, who can work in a collaborative manner with different professionals such as Housing and Education.

It is essential that you have a good knowledge of the Leaving Care Act, as well as the need to understand the procedures and processes surrounding Looked After Children, Care Leavers & Unaccompanied Asylum seekers.

Job Specification

Weekly Hours: 36 per week.
Assignment Duration: initially 3 months.
Work from home: There is an expectation that 1 week in every month they are in office. (Equipment and ID for the role is provided)
Weekly Shift Pattern: 5 days of 7.
Handling a manageable caseload.

For this position, you must have:
- A degree or master's in social work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
- HCPC registration

It is desirable that you have 1+ years post qualifying experience within Children's Services.

This is an exciting opportunity, and the role will include:

- A specialist consultant within an experienced and dedicated Social Work recruitment team
- Excellent rates of pay
- An extensive range of Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
- Payroll service twice a week
- Free online training to keep up with your HCPC registration
- Loyalty Scheme

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Matthew at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!