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Social Care Officer

  • Job reference: socialcare0901wandsw
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Care Officer

I am looking for a Social Care Officer to work in Wandsworth, South West London. This to work as part of the Childrens Services.

The vacancy is full time (36 hours) and to start ASAP!

The contract is initially 3 months with a chance of extension after that.

To apply for this role you will need:
*Enhanced DBS
*Previous experience of working with Children/Young people with disabilities
*Previous experience of reviewing packages of support

Some of your duties will include:
*To undertake an appropriate range of social care tasks to support disabled children / young people in need and their families and foster carers in the Wandsworth Family Link Scheme.
*To review packages of support to children / young people.
*To undertake health and safety reviews in foster carers' homes.
*To support the Wandsworth Family Link Support Group and arrangements for training for Foster Carers.
*To work jointly with qualified social workers to undertake a range of tasks in more complex cases; including supervising and reporting on contact visits; providing advice and practical support to parents/carers under pressure; life story work with looked after children; facilitating participation and consultation groups; and other appropriate tasks allocated by the line manager

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme granting access to our rewards website which includes free gifts such as televisions, mobile phones and more

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

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