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Qualified Social Worker - Child Safeguarding

  • Job reference: QSWSCC
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Qualified Social Worker (Safeguarding) needed for Somerset County Council, flexible rates

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - 37 hours
Pay rate - £35 ltd an hour (negotiable), for people with 18-24 months' experience, £28-31 ltd an hour
Team - Children's Safeguarding
Location - Taunton

*Somerset County Council will consider a 9-day fortnight, or condensed working week (37 hours over 4 days as long as Friday isn't your day off)
*For people with 18-24 months' experience and a good reference or a good final report, the pay rate will be between £28 and £31 ltd an hour.
*If you need to relocate for this position, we offer up to £500 (inclusive of VAT) in the first month to support with rent/deposit/Bed and Breakfast fees
*If you live in temporary accommodation for this role, we will also pay travel expenses from your permanent place of residence to temporary accommodation (1 round trip per working week (commuting mileage rate) for the duration of the contract.
*If not receiving the accommodation incentive, we will pay commuting costs from your permanent place of residence to work daily - commutable to work distance is deemed as a maximum of 100 miles each direction.
*There is a reduced case load of 14-17
*For visits over 100 miles, they will provide a hire car to reduce mileage on your vehicle.

What is required?
*Social Work Qualification
*Social Work England registration
*Enhanced DBS
*Previous experience within children's social care
*UK Drivers' License and access to a car

Working as a Qualified Social Worker with Service Care Solutions
*We can offer you a free Payroll Service
*We will pay you £150 after 4 weeks in an assignment if you have no previously worked with us
*We 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)
*We will offer £150 to you for sourcing your own job and referring it to Service Care Solutions
*We will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development
*We will pay a "thank you" bonus to you after each 12-month period you complete with Service Care Solutions

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* 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.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.