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Location:
Liverpool, North West
Job type:
Contract
Date Posted:
07 September 2018
reference number:
SW - LIV - LAC
Do you have experience working with Looked after children? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Would you like to work for an expanding local authority that values its work force and has genuine progression routes? Then do not miss out on this opportunity!

A fantastic role as a social worker has just become available in Liverpool councils Looked after children team. The contract will be for 6 months with the possibility of extension. Along with progressing your career we can offer an hourly rate of up to £23 - 26 per hour Ltd.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

* Providing advice, support and information to young people, foster carers, residential workers and others in relation to health matters
* Undertaking individual and group sessions with children and young people to reflect their health needs ensuring appropriate access to information about health to help them make decisions. This might include information about smoking, drug taking and sexual health
* Coordinating and carrying out statutory health assessments with individual children and young people as per government guidelines.
* Provide training to both foster carers, social workers and health staff regarding the health needs, support and advice for children and young people in care.

In order to be considered for this role you must have:

* Experience working in a statutory setting with children and making professional judgements.
* The ability to Build effective relationships with children, families and other professionals
* Experience of working in partnership with parents, extended families and those representing them to deliver improved outcomes for them
* A Degree/Diploma in Social Work
* HCPC registration & valid DBS

If you feel you have the experience to take on the above opportunity please apply below. For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775.

At Randstad we offer a fantastic referral scheme offering £300 for every successful social worker referral.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.