qualified social worker in north shields

16 April 2019
hayley watson, randstad care
job type
£ 146.83 - £ 185.55 per day, flexible working, condensed hours
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north shields, north east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 146.83 - £ 185.55 per day, flexible working, condensed hours
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
hayley watson, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you an experienced Social Worker within Children's Social Services? Do you have the passion and experience to help place children and young people who are not able to live with their families? If so, Adopt North East are looking for a Social Worker to work within the adoption service in North Tyneside Council. This role is a temporary 3 month contract with a view to be extended.

If you are a Social Worker looking for your next Challenge within Adoption we'd love to hear from you!

You will be working within a supportive team which is focused on improving the outcomes of families across North Tyneside.

As a Social Worker in Adoption you will be responsible for supporting the needs of adopted children and also providing post adoption support.

Full and part time roles are available along with flexible working and condensed hours.

Benefits of working for Randstad as a Social Worker:

* Social Work recruitment specialists with over 15 years experience providing staff to social services across the North East and Cumbria
* Consultants who have over 15 years of Fantastic relationships with our clients across the North East and cumbria to get you your ideal role at the best rate of pay
* Dedicated consultants in other offices who cover roles in the rest of the UK
* An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
* A full range of Free training available
* Support and training to support your HCPC re validation
* Guaranteed weekly pay
* One committed and dedicated point of contact

As a Social Worker working in adoption you will be responsible for:

* Social work skills in recruitment
* Assessing families
* Finding and matching prospective carers and working with adopters in preparing them to meet the needs of children.
* Working in partnership with our Children Looked After Teams, Fostering Teams and other children's social care teams.

* Carryingcaseload and maintaining accurate, up to date files
* Liaising with other professional bodies where appropriate
* Carry out home visits
* Setting high standards is key and must deliver excellent practice, motivating all staff to do the same

The minimum requirements for this role are:

-HCPC Qualification

-Social Work Qualification

Randstad Care is a specialist Social Work recruitment agency. Our specialist consultants work with Local Authorities, NHS, and Private and Voluntary organisations across the UK. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know any Social Workers, Senior Social Workers, Managers or Senior Managers looking for a new role? If so, we offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every referral!

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Hayley on 0191 2331381, or click Apply below.

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,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work