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Social Worker

  • Job reference: ERBMASH1502
  • Location: Normanton, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to support the MASH team in the Wakefield area.

This position is :
* 37 hours per week
* Initial 3 month contract
* Office Based

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

* To be able to innovate and problem solve with the ability to identify appropriate social work interventions in order to promote positive change

* To be able to use high level communication skills including listening, building empathy, consultation and negotiation to ensure positive outcomes for children and young people

* To be responsible for planning and negotiating a range of appropriate services and interventions that meet the needs of children and young people within delegated levels of responsibilities

* To be able to work directly with children and young people to ensure that assessments and interventions are informed by their views

* To be responsible for analysing information to support the ongoing needs of children, young people and their families and carers

* To be able to undertake assessment, planning and reviewing work concerning children in need, children subject to child protection plans and children who are looked after in care using the Signs of Safety model and a child-focused approach in accordance with agreed statutory and service procedures

* Must have proven ability to assess against the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Child and Family Social Work and the HCPC Standards of Proficiency

* Must have proven ability to produce written records and reports to a high standard for a variety of purposes with language suited to function

* Must have 3 years recent and relevant experience within a social work setting

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* 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
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!