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Date Added: Thu 29/10/2020

Referral & Assessment Social Worker

Gateshead, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £200 / daily

Seven Social Care is looking for a Temporary Social Worker based in Gateshead to work in their Referral & Assessment Team. This is a full-time position on a 3 month initial contract.

The role:

An experienced social worker in the Edge of Care Team working predominantly with teenagers, you will work in a team that provides intensive support to families and out of hours support provided by the wrap around advocates. You will firmly believe in relational social work and work in a team taking a systemic approach focusing on sustained change. The core function of the team is to keep families together, you will be expected to manage risk and uncertainty through contextual safeguarding.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage and promote the child's best interests through evidence based outcome planning via care proceedings, Care planning, Child protection planning or Child in Need planning
  • To work with multi-agency partners in the pursuit of excellent outcomes for children in Need of protection and /or care.
  • To undertake direct work with children and their families.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.


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