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Qualified Social Worker

  • Job reference: SENDCT
  • Location: Newbury, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Full or Part Time Qualified Social Worker needed for West Berkshire Council in Newbury, £28 ltd per hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - Part Time: 15 hours a week. Full Time: 37 hours a week
Pay rate - £28 ltd an hour
Team - Disabled Children's Team and Family Safeguarding Team

*To work across 2 consecutive teams
*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

What is required?
*Minimum 3 years' experience
*Disability experience is preferred but not essential
*Recognised social work qualification
*Evidence of commitment to CPOD
*Experience and evidence of identifying the needs of young people and establishing targeted programme to meet needs
*Valid HCPC registration
*Ability to write appropriate reports and keep documentation up to date
*Must hold a current driving license
*Need to be able to drive, this may include occasional long journeys to visit children in placement
*Flexible in the use of time and preparedness to work, at times, outside the normal working day

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.