qualified social worker - safeguarding & assessment in lancaster

17 April 2019
lynne thomson, randstad care
job type
£ 37 per hour
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lancaster, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 37 per hour
Children services
reference number
lynne thomson, randstad care
0131 2400887
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job description

Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker?

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

We have a fantastic Locum Social Work Opportunity based within a Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team in Lancaster, Lancashire.


* A dedicated recruitment 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)


* As a social worker within the safeguarding team you will be joining a dynamic and rejuvenated team, where you will be assessing and supporting families through some of the most complex times of their lives.
* You will be expected to understand risk and be able to work with a variety of agencies in order to work together to safeguard and reduce the risks around children at times of need.
* As a safeguarding social worker you will have a mixture of casework relating to children in need and child protection
* You will also have to undertake 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 of working within a similar social work setting
* Be able to manage full and complex caseloads
* Be child focused and able to implement relationship-based and systemic-based practise
* 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