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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: XMSCQSWLCC
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • 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 Single Assessment Team in Leicester Children's Services. Duty and Assessment colleagues we undertake assessments including Child in need and child protection enquiries and those at immediate risk on a short term basis. If families require longer term intervention then the child's plan is progressed to the relevant teams.

Candidates will work 37 hours per week on a 3 month ongoing contract. Rates of pay are from £28 - £30 per hour.

- Initial Referral and assessments of children and families
- short-term interventions for families in need to resolve their circumstance
- Signposting to most appropriate services to support children and families
- Receiving initial Child in need and child protection enquiries

- Enhanced DBS
- HCPC Registration
- Prior experience a qualified social worker in a children setting
- Ability to start asap

As part of LCC's commitment to ensuring social workers achieve their full professional capabilities, candidates benefit from furthering their skills and knowledge with Leicester City Council learning and development offer. The learning & development offer includes classroom based delivery followed up with work based learning to consolidate learning into practice.

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!