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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

Experienced Social Worker - Merseyside

Merseyside, L4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £48/hour

Experienced Social Worker - Merseyside

Service Care Solutions have partnered with a Local Authority within Merseyside to put together a Project Team for 6 months.

The project is to progress child protection plans and pre proceedings arrangements towards positive outcomes for children.

There will be a multi-agency approach to work towards stepping children out of child protection planning and pre proceedings arrangements if this is in the best interests of children.

Liverpool's Aim: Through targeted work and support, the majority of the identified families will no longer require statutory social work support and cases can be stepped down or closed.

The role of the team will be:

To progress child protection plans and pre proceedings arrangements to achieve positive outcomes for children.
Work with independent social workers who will complete PAMS assessments.
Work with expert assessors such as psychologists who will help to inform planning
Undertake statutory visits
Attend core groups, review panels and conferences
Work with internal partners such as Family Support, Youth OffendingThe team will work with approximately 120 children, and social work caseloads will be capped at between 18-20

You will have weekly supervision with the Team Manager who will be overseeing the project and will be on hand to provide support and advice. The team will also be supported by two family support workers who will work alongside Social Workers to deliver direct work where this is required

This is a hybrid role with home working available however you must be in the office a minimum of 2 days per week. The manager is happy to discuss flexibility at interview.

Pay rate: £48 LTD per hour (inside of IR35) and £0.40 per business mile (this is for all mileage to and from visits)

Sign Up Bonus: Service Care Solutions are offering a £500 bonus to all successful candidates that will be paid out at the following intervals - £150 following completion of 1st week, £150 after 12 weeks, £200 following completion of 6 months.

Referral Bonus: In addition to the above, Service Care Solutions also offer our £250 referral fee for all successful candidates referred that will be paid out at the following intervals - £150 after 6 weeks and £100 at 12 weeks
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