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Qualified Social Worker

  • Job reference: DCTWBC
  • Location: Newbury, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: West Berkshire Council are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join the Disabled Children's Team.

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months (chance of extension)
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - between £28 - £35 depending on experience

Job Purpose
*To provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of disabled children and young people and their siblings, appropriate to experience and capabilities. To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods
*To ensure provision of good quality services which integrate government and local initiatives and guidance including for example, SEND Code of Practice, Working Together, Child Protection Procedures, Looked After Children's processes, the Assessment Framework and Common Assessment Framework
Experience Required
*A recognised social work qualification
*If qualifying after 2013, have completed and passed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment
*HCPC Registered
*Experience of identifying the needs of disabled children and young people and establishing targeted, child focused plans
*For newly qualified workers they must have undertaken a statutory placement in a children's team

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.