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Leaving Care Social Worker

  • Job reference: ERBLEAHAL2707
  • Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join a Leaving Care service in the Calderdale area on a permanent basis.

This position is:

** Full time - 36 hours per week
** Permanent
** £27,773 per annum

The successful candidate will join the Pathways Team delivering statutory leaving care services for Calderdale. The team has responsibility for creating plans, raising aspirations, and meeting the needs of vulnerable and at risk young people who are cared for by the local authority or who are care leavers. It aims to provide a range of supported services aimed at improving outcomes for young people. It will include a cohesive and joined up approach to meet specific needs, provide good quality information, advice and guidance and implement effective referral processes if required. The candidate will join a service that is flexible and has the ability to respond to young people's needs with creativity and dynamism.

You will be a qualified Social Worker with experience within leaving care services or similar relevant work with young people and their families. You will also be resilient and able to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy. You will have knowledge of safeguarding requirements and relevant legislation.

Requirements

** Social Work Degree
** Enhanced DBS
** Valid full driving license

If this sounds like you and you are interested in this position, please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus