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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: REMQSWNOTT
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Working with Nottinghamshire County Council, I am recruiting for a number of Qualified Childrens Social Workers to take on a contract within the Assessment Team. Candidates will be responsible for the assessment, support planning and review of complex individual needs and then initiate and co-ordinate a range of outcomes to meet them.

The role is for an ongoing 3 month contract with rates from £26 per hour on a full time basis.

- Maintain a more complex caseload including safeguarding at work.
- Following appropriate training undertake assessments using a range of health and social care tools, for example, Best Interests Assessor, Decision Support Tool,
- Continuing Health Care Assessments and Deprivation of Liberty.
- Responsible for the identification of potential reablement opportunities and
- provide access to those services as required.
- Provide professional detailed information, advice and support to service users and their carers.
- Promote the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self directed support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their identified short and long term goals.
- Identify community and other natural support resources, maximising individuals assets using benefits, preventative/universal services and other funding sources.
- Monitor and review ongoing service provision ensuring all parties involved are fully co-ordinated.
- Liaise and negotiate with local providers and support networks to deliver better outcomes.
- Contribute to practice and service development including advising, mentoring and assisting less experienced staff - particularly in relation to tasks that may be undertaken to support the qualified and experienced role.

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!