qualified social worker in preston

29 January 2019
andrew paterson, randstad care
job type
£ 28 - £ 32 per hour
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preston, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 28 - £ 32 per hour
Children services
reference number
andrew paterson, randstad care
0330 0248 775
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job description

Looking to take on an exciting new Social Work opportunity? Have you worked in frontline children's Social Work teams? Do you want to progress your career in a large local authority with plenty of opportunities? If so our client wants to hear from you.

Randstad Care is currently recruiting for a fantastic new role as a Child Protection Social Worker on behalf of Lancashire County Council. The contract is for 6 months with the possibility of extension and the rate of pay is between £28 - £32 per hour.

At Randstad we are able to offer:

* Competitive pay rates up to £32 per hour
* 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:

* Work with children who have child protection plans (experience of court work is essential)
* Work with looked after children and permanency planning
* Manage child protection care proceedings
* Attend court
* Write reports and assessments
* Manage complex cases and care plans
* Safeguard children under the Child Protection or Court Frameworks
* Undertake Section 47s and risk assessments
* Mentor and supervise students and be an allocated worker for children
* Chair Core Groups

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,work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work