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Children's Social Worker

Job Description

Children's Social Worker

Warrington Council are seeking an experienced Children's Social Worker to join their Duty and Assessment team. The candidate will be required to be in the office for the full five days every other week, and on the alternate week, they will be required to be office-based just one day per week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responding to new referrals from professionals and members of the public
  • Signposting people to other agencies or completing an assessment of need, investigating allegations so that children/young people are protected from harm
  • Managing a varied and complex caseload
  • Undertaking Court Work
  • Writing concise, fit-for-purpose reports/court statements
  • Working well within a team and with external agencies


  • Experience of working in a 'Children's Duty and Assessment' team (desirable)
  • Demonstrable skills in engaging children/young people through a variety of direct work methods
  • A good understanding of the processes involved in safeguarding children
  • SWE England Registration
  • BSc Social Work or equivalent

How to Apply

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS:
* A specialist dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact.
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An 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.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.