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Qualified Social Worker

  • Job reference: PTDCC
  • Location: Barnstaple, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Qualified Social Worker needed for Devon County Council, up to £38 ltd an hour depending on experience

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 6 months (chance of extension)
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - up to £38 ltd an hour depending on experience
Location - Barnstaple
Team - Permanency & Transitions

Job Description
An exciting opportunity for a full time Social Worker to join the Permanency & Transition Team based in Taw View, Barnstaple. The team is very friendly and supportive and is made up of 6 Social Workers and 6 Personal Advisors as well as 2 Managers. The Managers are supportive and offer regular supervisions. There is a duty system each day with 1 Social Worker and 1 PA on each day. All the children are Children in Care with foster carers and residential placements. There is a need to undertake Children in Care visits (some are based a distance away so there will be travelling), assessments and review meetings. There isn't any court work in this team, and caseloads are around 18 cases depending on complexity.
Due to the remote location, driving is essential for this role. They are able to offer condensed working hours, of 9 day fortnights to reduce travel and accommodation and also there is the option of working from home on occasions. Please note, pay rate is dependent on the level of experience

Experience Required
*Experience of direct work with children, young persons, carers and their families
*Court experience
*Registration with HCPC
*Driver's license

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.