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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: DIRSWCUMB
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Worker | Child Protection | Cumbria

Service Care Solutions, in partnership with Cumbria County Council, are looking for 2 Qualified Social Workers to join their Child Protection team based in Barrow & Whitehaven.

This role is full time - 37 hours per week and currently operates on an initial 3 month contract with a strong possibility of extension and offers flexible hours and an excellent rate of pay of up to £36 per hour depending on experience.

Requirements:
* Experience in post qualified Social Work
* Degree, Master's in social work or equivalent qualification.
* HCPC Registration.

Duties:
* To co-operate in ensuring that the specific aims and objectives of the team are implemented.

* To assess social care problems and devise care plans which address need, taking into account service user views.

* To carry a caseload encompassing the full range of issues appropriate to the skills of a Social Worker.

* To provide social work services e.g. individual/family casework, group work, intervention to address problems of personal relationships and parenting.

* To provide case direction and support to an identified cohort of unqualified team members.

* To work directly with (siblings, parents/carers of adults/younger children) where there are concerns of adult/child protection and be part of a safeguarding and monitoring package of on-going work.

* To make case recordings and provide reports in accordance with statutory and agency requirements. To use information technology as appropriate.

* To participate in meetings of working groups designed to look at particular needs or problems and suggest solutions.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated Social Work recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service 3 times a week


If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

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!