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Qualified Social Worker Children in Need/Child Protection Team

Location: SALFORD, LANCASHIRE Salary: 19.98 - 25.02 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3090648
This is a post for level 3 social worker on the child protection & child in need team. The team consists of 6 sub teams - each team is managed by a practice manager, advanced social worker & 7-8 social workers. They manage cases where children are subject to CP/CIN plans; PLO; care proceedings & so need experience of LAC processes as a result. Caseload for a level 3 SW is between 25-30 cases.

All 6 teams are based together within an open plan office. Two service managers and the business support team are also based within the office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Managing a busy & varied case load
• Completing various reports & assessments
• Working in tandem with both Child Protection and Child in Need teams
• Updating and writing various court reports
• Experience of care proceedings
To apply for this the Social Worker must have:
• A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
• Be HCPC Registered
• Be eligible to work within the UK
• At least 2 years post qualifying experience
• Be a car driver
• This role requires an Enhanced DBS and full HCPC/CCW registration.
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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