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Social worker

  • Job reference: DH2503
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker in Leatherhead Surrey, to work in a Children's Assessment Team.
This is a great opportunity within a busy and dynamic team. We are looking for someone to deliver high quality services to the Children's assessment Team.

The Client is willing to pay an annual salary of 32,839 - 38, 312K

For this position, you must have -

*A degree or masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*HCPC registration

To provide the social work service of assessment of need, care planning and, as appropriate, child protection investigation, to prevent the separation of children from their families where possible, and to ensure that children and young people are adequately protected in line with departmental policy, procedures and relevant legislation.

To support alternative permanent care for children who have to be separated from their families in a timely fashion. To supervise fostering / adoption arrangements.

To contribute to ensuring a positive, high profile for Surrey Children's service in its dealings with the public, users and carers and external agencies.Taking guidance from more experienced staff, the role holder will undertake child protection investigations, act as key worker to children/young people with a Child Protection Plan, and undertake all related statutory responsibilities.

They will assess and manage the risk involved in protecting vulnerable children and young people with the support of the Team Manager and Service Manager, distinguishing levels of risk for different situations, to prevent harm and abuse. Jobholders will also contribute to the regular monitoring and review of services established to facilitate service improvement.

You will need to be efficient, capable and able to work within a changing and demanding/pressured environment.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -

*A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated Social Work recruitment team
*Excellent rates of pay
*Loyalty Bonus
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Payroll service 3 times a week

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Delanie at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email