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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: MATCSWRUT
  • Location: Rutland
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker within the Childrens Services in Rutland's Referral & Assessment Team. The role is to provide quality social work services to children in need and their families in accordance with legal requirements, departmental policies and procedures.

The position is for an initial 4 months ongoing full time with rates of pay of £28 per hour. Candidates must be able to start at short notice.

If you wish to apply please note the you require a Social Work Qualification, Enhanced DBS, HCPC Registration and prior experience within childrens services.

Duties & Responsibilities
1. To provide family support services to children in need:

-children in need of protection
-children in need of support

2. To participate in the duty system and provide specialist duty cover as required, supporting and advising customers on matters relating to children and families

3. To work as a member of an integrated Referral, Assessment and Intervention service alongside families and carers, to ensure that children and young people are able to achieve the best possible outcomes.

4. To carry a caseload of child-care cases.

5. To take account of the child's and family's cultural, racial and linguistic background and religious persuasion when providing services.

6. To take responsibility for efficient caseload management.

7. To maintain accurate and up to date records as required by Departmental procedure

8. To prepare assessments, reports plans and reviews for Child in Need, Safeguarding and LAC children.

9. To prepare reports for Case Conferences, meetings, Courts or other purposes as required.

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 twice 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

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!