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Children Social Worker - £30 per hour

  • Job reference: AP0809CSWBury
  • Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Children Social Worker - £30 per hour

To join a well-established team based at Bury Council

The role is based on the Care and Support Service Team which is a permanence team taking responsibility for meeting statutory duties for a caseload of looked after children.

The role involves:
*fulfilling statutory duties including visiting children in their placements, assessments, care planning, direct work with children and young people to help them articulate wishes and feelings, coordinating and attending a range of meetings including LAC Reviews, Care Planning Meetings, Strategy Meetings, PEP's and any other relevant meetings in line with the child's specific needs.
*Personal Advisors (Leaving Care) are co-located and there is a joined up approach on the young person turning 16 in order to plan for independence and share the formulation of the required Pathway Plan which the allocated social worker leads on.
*There is a focus on achieving permanence for children and young people so there may also be Court work around progressing Special Guardianship for carers or the discharge of S31 Care Orders for those children who are placed at home.
*The team also work with a number of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking young people who are looked after where triple planning is crucial.

Pay: £30.00 per hour dependent on experience.

*Degree in Social Work
*Minimum 2 years experience within a Social Work team
*SWE registration
If you are interested in this role or looking for a new role within Social Work in the UK, please contact Alex Procter on 01772 208 964

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus! *

Working with Service Care Solutions offers you a number of benefits including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service twice a week