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Social Worker

  • Job reference: APCWDBury
  • Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Full or Part time Children With Disabilities Social Worker needed in Bury

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established team at Bury Council on a contract basis for an initial 3 months.

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for a caseload of children with complex needs. Undertaking statutory assessments, writing reports

* Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases adhering to statutory timescales.

* Develop and maintain effective relationships with children, their families and carers.

* Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.

* Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.

* Maintain and update case records as per statutory guidance.

* Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.

* Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative.

* Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.

Candidate Profile
The successful candidate for this position will have experience of working as a Childrens Social Worker. Has a willingness to learn new skills on the job and be able to work within a fast paced team environment.

Pay: £30 per hour dependent on experience.

*Degree in Social Work
*Minimum 2 years experience within a Social Work team
*SWE registration
If you are interested in this role or looking for a new role within Social Work in the UK, please contact Alex Procter on 01772 208 964

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus! *

Working with Service Care Solutions offers you a number of benefits including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service twice a week