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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: MATCCSWSUF
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to take on a position within Suffolks Childrens Services. The specific team looking is the Children In Need Service working with children aged 0 - 18.

Candidates will require experience carrying out CP and assessment work, and be able to manage complex caseloads to strict deadlines.

The role is for an initial 4 months ongoing, and rates of pay are from £28 - £32 per hour depending on experience.

Duties Include:
* 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.

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

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

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!