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children's social worker - LAC

Location: WIGAN, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 35.00-35.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-357103

I am looking for Social Workers for a Looked after Children's Team. 

You will need to have at least 2 years post qualifying experience and ideally LAC experience

Main duties and responsibilities:

To carry out assessments of children looked after.

To co-ordinate service provision to meet the needs of those children.

To carry out reviews and statutory visits in accordance with statutory and service procedures.

To carry out direct work with children and their families in order to meet their assessed need.

To respect and promote the needs of children arising from their racial, cultural, religious and linguistic background.

To supervise children on behalf of Authority, as directed by the court.

To engage parents, carers and children in meaningful and open working relationships, to encourage their full participation in meeting the needs of the children.

To support the development of parents and carers as required in order to achieve best outcomes for the children.

To undertake such work jointly with colleagues within the service and from other agencies in appropriate cases.

To observe all statutory regulations.

To meet the Standards set by the HCPC and available at

To attend meetings as required.

To prepare and present information (both written and oral) to Panels, the Court and other agencies.

To maintain up-to-date records on all work carried out and to ensure good and effective communication with other professionals involved.

To attend all regular supervision sessions with the Team Manager as required, taking an active part and preparing for each meeting.

To participate in all training as required.

To observe all Council and service policies and procedures in respect of administration and professional practice.

To contribute to policy making within the service and to the evaluation and review of services.

To undertake such duties commensurate with the level of responsibility for this post.

If you would like to apply for any of the teams above send over your CV to or give me a call on 0151 242 6428

If you are looking for other roles please get in touch as I have roles right across the North West.

We are currently offering £250 for every successful referral.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS and full Social Work England registration.

Why REED and what can we offer?

Dedicated expert consultant

Online timesheets and pay management

Automatic invoicing (Ltd Co)

Regular progress reports and face to face reviews

Office hours 8am – 6pm to provide support/service

Recommend a friend bonus for referrals

Substantial continuing professional development (CPD) Fund to put towards training and other development

Reed rewards and Holiday pay (PAYE only)

Personalised CV service

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Key Words:

Social Worker, Duty, Assessment, HCPC, Safeguarding, Children, Families, Court, care plans, multi-agency, young people, investigate, risk, neglect, communities, team.


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