qualified social worker - children protection & court in lancaster

13 April 2019
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
job type
£ 32 per hour
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lancaster, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 32 per hour
Children services
reference number
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker?

Do you have a passion for providing first-class Children's Services?

We have a fantastic Locum Social Work Opportunity based within Child Protection & Court Team in Lancaster, Lancashire.


* A dedicated consultant - one point of contact
* Keep your CPD/Training up to date by accessing our e-learning online portal
* Weekly payroll
* Competitive pay rates
* Working with a top local authority
* Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with locum posts within your locality
* Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply)


* Assessing and supporting families through some of the most complex times of their lives.
* Completing single assessments, risk assessments, s47 investigations, viability assessments, parenting assessments and courtwork, within the public and private sectors
* Undertaking adoption work and completing Child Permanence Reports (integral to the role)
* Undertaking court work, supported by your practice development manager and team manager as required

To be considered for the Social Worker role you must:

* Have 1-3 years' experience in child protection and care proceedings
* Have experience of long term child protection and assessment work
* Be able to manage a full and complex caseload
* Be child-focused and able to implement relationship-based and systemic-based practises
* Have a good knowledge of the issues and risks faced by children in care and the procedures to manage these
* Work well individually and within a team

To avoid missing out on this fantastic opportunity please apply today, or for more information call Lynne Thomson on 0330 0248 775.

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.


be able to manage challenging situations



educational requirements

BA in social work