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Experienced Social Worker - Duty and Assessment Team

Location: SALFORD, LANCASHIRE Salary: 21.46 - 26.88 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: 3090658
I am looking for an experienced Advanced Social Worker with experience of duty and assessment work in a children’s team.
As an Advanced Social Worker – the role is between SW practice and first line management. A very good opportunity for the right candidate to develop team management skills with the ambitions of career progression. The ideal candidate would be extensively experienced in front line child protection practice with experience of mentoring less experienced staff and managing SW students.

Candidates must be able to and have experience of:

•Respond to queries and referrals from a number of different sources
•Undertake Initial Visits to families and conduct risk assessments.
•Investigate any concerns of neglect through Section 47 Investigations
•Work on Duty where necessary – often screening all incoming calls
•Work with children and their families in ensuring the family unit remains together where possible.
•Manage your time and caseload with accurate timekeeping and information recording.

Please only apply if you have a Social Worker qualification, hold HCPC and have at least 2 years experience of working in a duty and assessment team.

Why Reed and what can we offer?

•Dedicated expert consultant
•Online timesheets & pay management
•Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)
•Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
•Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice
•Recommend-a-Friend bonus for referrals
•Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
•Reed Rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)

If this sounds like the new job for you, please contact Greg Collins ASAP on 0151 242 6428 or

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