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Children's Social Worker - LAC

  • Job reference: SWLACtamesideKR1608
  • Location: Tameside, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Children's Social Worker - Looked after Children - Tameside Council

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting two experienced Social Workers to work in a busy LAC team on behalf of Tameside Council.

The main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

*Completing statutory visits to looked after children and ensuring their needs are met within their agreed placements and their voice is heard and incorporated into all planning
*Seeing the child/young person alone and seeing their bedroom as part of all statutory visits
*Completing relevant and up to date assessments to inform planning for all looked after children
*Completing court statements and attending court where necessary
*Completion of pathway assessment for children due to transition to leaving care team
*Facilitating and providing evidence for care planning meetings where necessary
*Ensuring PEP reviews are attended regularly Updating ICS system to ensure all relevant plans and actions are evidenced
*Ensuring written evidence of all work is completed in a timely manner
*Working closely with family and other professionals to ensure the holistic needs of all looked after children are met.
*Working as part of a team and being part of a duty rota system.
*Working flexibly in order to meet the needs and of the service.

**This is a full time role needing to be filled ASAP**

What are the benefits of working with Service Care Solutions?
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

If you are interested in this role and require any information or any information on any other role in your area please contact Kyle at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email