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Date Added: Tue 07/09/2021

Social Worker - Looked After Children

Leicestershire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32/hour

Social Worker - Looked After Children - Leicester City - £32 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to join the Looked After Children Team in Leicester City.

The successful Social Worker will be carrying a caseload of looked after children and also be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, court work, and engaging with service users.

Benefits as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

Competitive pay rate
Long contracts for good performance
Supportive team and management
Progression opportunities
Flexible working availableDuties as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
Write high quality reports as required and where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.Requirements as a Looked After Children Social Worker include:

Social Work England registration
Eligible to work in the UK
Hold a full UK licence
Post-qualified experience
Degree level or equivalent in Social WorkWhy Liquid Personnel?

New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
Twice weekly payroll
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
"Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
"Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

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