Are you an experienced Social Worker? Yes? Do you have experience in Child Protection and Safeguarding? Yes? Randstad are recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to join Blackburn and Darwen Council's Safeguarding and Child Protection team. This is a full time role, offering hybrid working with a fantastic pay rate of between £35 and £38 per hour, DOE.Benefits:Competitive rates of payWeekly payOne committed and dedicated point of contactAn unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us (T&Cs apply)A full range of free training availableResponsibilities:You will have some IT skills and be required to keep recording up to date on our Protocol LCS systemYou will be able to prioritise your workload, be a team worker and have good communication skillsEffectively discharge Local Authority Statutory duties in relation to: Children in need; Children in need of protection; Children looked after and subject to care proceedings; Children awaiting adoptive placements.Undertake child and family assessmentsTogether with service users and/or their parents or carers, produce an outcome focussed SMART planProvide support, guidance, advice and services to familiesWork as part of a multi-agency team to deliver the appropriate plan to children on your caseloadPromote the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the Children Act 1989 criteriaEnsure that the views of children and young people are represented at each stageCarry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Council's diversity policyFulfill personal requirements where appropriate with regard to Council policies and procedures, particularly Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Customer Care, Emergency EvacuationRequirements:Social Work DegreeCurrent registration with Social Work England Enhanced dbsAccess to own carExperience:ChildrenIf you have any further questions, or wish to apply for this role then please contact Hannah on 0330 024 8775 otherwise Apply Below and I will be in touch soon.Are you thinking about a change in your career but not sure about this role? Whether you are an existing candidate, new to the locum market and are exploring some options or looking for a new permanent role, we have several exciting opportunities with competitive pay & flexibility. If you wish to discuss this further please call 0330 024 8775 and we would be happy to have a confidential discussion.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.