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Location: READING, BERKSHIRE Salary: 35.00 - 38.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3233764
Reading Borough Council is seeking Social Workers for its long-term Child Protection teams.

This is a full time contract, lasting 6 months initially, and they are offering excellent pay rates: £35-38 per hour (umbrella).

Why Reading?

• Excellent pay rates available
• Long-term agency contracts available – allowing stability and making it easier to plan accommodation if needed
• Great transport links down the M40, M3, M25 and all the way along the M4 and over the Severn Bridge
Reduced cost of toll bridge
• Close proximity to London for weekend
•Have you considered cheap accommodation options such as or

Requirements of the role:
• Qualified Social Worker
• Fully HCPC registered
• Must have substantial post-qualifying experience in this field
• Must have frontline CP experience, including long-term and LAC

If this isn’t the job for you, please have a think about whether you can recommend a friend or colleague – we are offering **£250** PER successful recommendation.

Register with Reed for the first time or return to us after 6 months or more, secure this post or another with our agency and we'll reward you with £100 vouchers (restaurant, spa, high street - your choice!!).

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

Reed benefits:
• Dedicated expert consultant
• A smooth & speedy registration process – we guarantee to meet you at a place & time that’s convenient for you, and everything else can be done online!
• Online timesheets & pay management
• 3 payment methods available: Umbrella, PAYE & Ltd Co
• Automatic invoicing (Umbrella & Ltd Co)
• Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews
• Office hours 8am-6.00pm to provide support/advice
• Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development
• Reed Rewards, Reed Discount Club, Holiday pay, Statutory benefits & pension (PAYE only)
• Referral/recommendation bonus paid at up to £250

If you are interested in this role please call (0121 2372642), or e-mail ( - alternatively please recommend your friends or colleagues and receive £250 if we can find them work!

Child Protection
Looked After Children
Children Looked After
Children in Care
Child in Need

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