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Social Work Practice Consultant - Brent Council

  • Job reference: SocialWorkConsultant
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently looking for a Social Work Practice Consultant to join the Locality & Looked After Children Service within Brent Council.

The contract length is a 3 month temporary contract starting ASAP, working 36 hours per week over Monday - Friday.


The hourly pay rate for this role is negotiable depending on experience.


About you:

*CQSW, CSS or Diploma in Social Work
*Experience of dealing with the most complex and challenging cases in a department, including those with CP plans, LAC status or in contested court hearings.
*The ability to manage children's social work staff -to plan, allocate and review the work of individual team members and to set, monitor and ensure that consistently high standards of practice are maintained.

About the role:

*To lead, supervise and develop a group of Social Workers, ensuring the provision of a consistently high standard of service for children and families. These services will meet or exceed statutory duties and comply with local policies and procedures.
*To hold and manage a small caseload of the most complex and challenging cases within the department, including those children who may be on CP plans, Looked After, or subject to contested court proceedings.
*To provide expert advice, guidance and supervision to enable team members to develop and maintain best practice standards.

Benefits of 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.

Referral Bonus

If this job is not for you however you have someone in mind, REFER THEM! We offer a great referral bonus of £250 for every referred candidate who gets placed in to work!

If you would like to apply for this role or request more information please do get in contact with me at Dylan.mcfaulds@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964