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Consultant Social Worker

  • Job reference: NCCCADSSW
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Role: Consultant Social Worker
Team: Norfolk Childrens Advice & Duty (MASH)
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour (£275 per day)
Term: 3 Month Ongoing

The Children's Advice and Duty Service provide a single point of contact for professionals, children and their families who have safeguarding concerns relating to children in Norfolk. Those working within the service will offer consultation and expert advice to referrers in order that safe and timely decisions are made about children.

Key objectives:

* To ensure timely and safe decision making for children.

* To ensure that children get the right support from the service most likely to be able to meet their needs.

* To support others, both internal and external to the department, to improve their practice.

* To ensure all partner agencies consider consent (unless to do so, compromises the child's safety) and take a holistic look at the family issues/needs.

* Consistent information sharing and decision making.

* Every contact will have an outcome.

* Reduction in the number of social work assessments which are inappropriately directed to Social Care teams, including the removal of duplicate information.

* Improve working relationships between agency partners within and external to any Children's Advice and Duty Service model.

* Preventing unnecessary accommodation of children.

Benefits of working with us:

- SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company!

- SCS will pay £150 to any new Qualified Social Workers after 4 weeks in an assignment

- SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

- SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency!

- SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development.

- SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

If you are interested in discussing opportunities we have, 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!