qualified social worker - looked after children in lancaster

04 January 2019
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 25 - £ 28 per hour
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lancaster, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 25 - £ 28 per hour
Children services
reference number
QSW - NorthLAN - LAC
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
apply now

job description

Do you have have experience of working with Looked After Children? Are you an experienced Qualified Social Worker? Looking to take on an exciting new opportunity with genuine career progression? If so our client wants to hear from you. The pay rate for this role is between £25 - £28 per hour.

Randstad Care is currently recruiting for a fantastic new role for a Social Worker within a Looked After Childrens Team on behalf of Lancashire County Council. The contract is for 6 months with the strong possibility of extension.

At Randstad we are able to offer:

-Competitive hourly pay rates
-Reliable Weekly payroll
-Dedicated one to one consultant
-Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
-Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per referral

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

-Provide advice, support and information to young people, foster carers, residential workers and others in relation to health matters
-Undertake 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
-Coordinate and carry 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 should have:

-1 years experience of working in children's services as a Social Worker
-A clean driving licence and a access to own vehicle
-HCPC registration and valid Enhanced DBS
-A Social Work Degree/Masters/CCETSW

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.

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 person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring



educational requirements

BA in social work