qualified social worker - duty and assessment team in manchester

07 September 2018
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 20 - £ 26.88 per hour
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manchester, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 20 - £ 26.88 per hour
Children services
reference number
QSW - MAN - Dut/Ass
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Do you have an interest in child protection? 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 have genuine progression routes? Then do not miss out on this opportunity in the vibrant city of Manchester.

Our Manchester based client is looking for candidates to join there Duty and Assessment team. The contract will initially be for 3 months with the possibility of extension. As well as progressing your career we can offer an attractive hourly rate of up to £20-27 per hour Ltd.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

* Conducting assessments of children in need and in need of protection
* Carrying out S47 investigations for the duty teams and for the court teams
* Managing a caseload consisting of children on child protection plans and child looked after
* Writing reports for court and planning for permanence for children that can't remain with their parents

To be considered for this post you must have:

* Extensive knowledge and understanding of legislation and guidance applying to tasks undertaken by social workers within childrens services
* An understanding of the role of family group conferences
* Degree and diploma in social work or equivalent
* HCPC/DBS registration

If you want to apply or follow up your application please contact Andrew Paterson for a discreet discussion call 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.


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educational requirements

BA in social work