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First response Social worker Northamptonshire

  • Job reference: DH1700
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker in Northampton to work in a Children's Social Services Department. This position will be based in a busy First Response Team.

We are looking to recruit highly motivated qualified Social Workers within an First Response Team, who will be able to assess effectively and manage a fast paced work environment.

experience is essential you must have recent experience in Child Protection Experience of working with vulnerable children and their families Experience of working closely with statutory and voluntary agencies Demonstrates current knowledge of professional social work practices Demonstrates experience and understanding of key legislation Experience of completing assessment such as Single Assessment, Risk Assessment etc Experience of court and care proceedings Working with Public Law Outline Attending Initial Child Protection Conferences Attending CIN Meetings Ability to work under pressure Ability to accurately record information and use social care IT system The team provide the following to locums: Regular reflective supervision. Supportive management team. To be involved in the shaping of the newly formed First Response Service. Assess to the training programme as agreed in supervision.

For this position, you must have -
*A degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration

It is desirable that you have 1+ years post qualifying experience within Children's Services.

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 Delanie at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 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!