qualified social worker in workington

23 July 2018
shelley stonehouse, randstad care
job type
£ 27 - £ 33 per hour, business mileage covered
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workington, north west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 27 - £ 33 per hour, business mileage covered
Children services
reference number
shelley stonehouse, randstad care
0191 2331381
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job description

Are you an experienced Children's Social Worker who is passionate about ensuring the families you work with receive the help they need?

Are you highly motivated, with a strong social care back ground with an awareness and understanding of the complexities of working in a multidisciplinary setting as a Social Worker?

Will you be committed to providing an excellent service to children and their families and be committed to working in partnership to ensure the very best outcomes for children and their families

If the answers to these are yes then please get in touch

Randstad are working with our client in Cumbria to support them in finding a Children's Social Worker to support with a project reviewing and assessing current care packages provided within their looked after children, continuing care and SEN teams, this role is a full time position and expected to last around 6 months.

The successful Social Worker will need to have:-

* Previous experience of working as a qualified social worker in Children's Services
* Experience of previously working in a Looked after Children team or Special Educational Needs Team
* Demonstrate ability to develop and sustain effective and appropriate relationships with service users, colleagues and external agencies.
* Evidence of ability to function as a team member and willingness to work co-operatively and flexibly.
* Be a car driver and have access to your own vehicle for visits and assessments

You will be required to evidence your Social Care qualification and HCPC registration

Randstad benefits:-

* Over 50years of knowledge in the recruitment industry
* Specialist social Care consultants who understand your industry
* Designated regional point of contact
* The best referral scheme in the market offering you £300 shopping vouchers for every person you refer to us
* Free online training modules to help with your continued professional development
* Market leading technology to help us match your skills to a suitable role
* Career advice
* Regular vacancy updates in your sector - sit back and let the jobs come to you

If this is something you are interested in please apply or for more information please contact Shelley Stonehouse at Randstad on 0191 2331381

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,can work as an individual or part of a team,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,time management,work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work