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Children Social Worker

Location: NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, EAST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35.00-35.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: X3-350210

Nottinghamshire County Council are seeking a Qualified Social Worker to join their Assessment team.

Key Duties:
Assessing the needs of children and their families.
Compliance with legislation and departmental policies/procedures.
Writing reports, case notes and maintaining documentation within the Department’s Framework system, and taking responsibility for case closure.
Maintaining records.
Working in partnership with colleagues from a range of different agencies to ensure children and young people are safely maintained in their environment.
Participation in team activities e.g. team meetings, case discussion, review of team work.
Participation in regular supervision.
Contributing to practice and service development.
To take up opportunities for relevant training and development, in accordance with the requirement to evidence continuous professional development.

Requirements for the role:

Qualified social worker with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience
Any qualifications accepted by the General Social Care Council as a qualification in Social Work such as: CQSW, CSS, Dip SW
Registered with Social Work England
Full driving licence (unless disability precludes driving)

Experience of direct work with children and families.
Experience of working with other agencies.
Experience of assessment and planning to meet the needs of children and their families.
Experience of gathering and analysing information to make an informed judgement of a child/family’s needs.
Experience of working in a team.
Experience of working to deadlines and ability to work in a high-pressure environment.


Some facts about working for Reed:

Here at Reed we care and we’re professional – in an industry that doesn’t have the best reputation at times – I hope we stand out!

We are a family-run business and we just celebrated our 60th birthday!

We “Love Mondays” but we also technically work for free 1 day per week as 18% of our business is owned by the Reed Foundation which supports good causes around the world.


Our company values are:

  • We are fair, open and honest
  • We take ownership
  • We work together

We are also lucky to run many Local Authority contracts, we are a trusted partner for these clients and, as such, our conduct must be impeccable.

Would you consider joining us? I’m free to talk every week day from 8am onwards and happy to take evening calls too if it’s easier. And if we’re very lucky, perhaps you might tell your friends too – don’t forget we offer £250 per successful referral.

** Reed cover both temporary and permanent contracts, get in touch if you would like to know more**

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