Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker? Do you have a passion for providing first-class support to Children's Services? We have a fantastic Locum Social Work Opportunity based within a Children In Need Team in the Warrington area. The local authority are implementing a new approach to social work. They're investing heavily in their social work team, ensuring they're equipped with effective evidence based approaches to work with children, families, ensuring caseloads are management, and ensuring social workers are provided with strong reflective supervision. Benefits: A dedicated consultant - one point of contact Keep your CPD/Training up to date by accessing our e-learning online portal Weekly payroll Competitive pay rates Working with a top local authority Weekly mailers keeping you up to date with locum posts within your locality Receive up to £300 for referring a friend or colleague (T&Cs apply) Responsibilities: Analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs Understand the context of child development, parenting capacity, family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child Provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidenceAssess needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families Develop and manage Child Protection Plans for all children on the Child Protection Register To maintain case records, keeping case files well organised, up to date and able to provide concise and accurate information about a child's circumstances and plans To be considered for the Social Worker role you must: Have 1-3 years' experience in child protection and care proceedingsSocial Work QualificationRegistered with Social Work England Have experience of long term child protection and assessment work Be able to manage a full and complex caseload Be child-focused and able to implement relationship-based and systemic-based practises 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.