qualified social worker- safeguarding in blackpool

11 April 2019
lynne mackenzie, randstad care
job type
£ 35 per hour
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blackpool, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 35 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 in Children's Services?

We have a fantastic Locum Social Work Opportunity based within a Safeguarding Team in the Blackpool area.


* £75 from the local authority for social workers (paid £37p/h or less) doing a 50+ miles commute to Blackpool
* A dedicated consultant - one point of contact
* Ongoing CPD/Training via our e-learning online portal
* A weekly payroll
* Competitive pay rates
* Work for a top local authority
* Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with locum posts within your locality
* 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
* Understanding risk and working with a variety of agencies to safeguard children during times of need
* Managing a mixture of casework associated with children in need and child protection
* Undertaking court proceedings, 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 a full and complex caseload
* Be child-focused and able to implement relationship-based and systemic-based practices
* 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