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Date Added: Tue 28/11/2023

Childrens Social Worker - Assessmnets

Bolton, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £37.00 per hour

Exciting Social Worker Opportunity in the Assessment Team 

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and families? We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our Assessment Team!

Payrate : 37 p/hr

Location : Bolton

Role Responsibilities:

  • Conducting home visits to gather information and assess safeguarding concerns, conducting initial child/family needs assessments.
  • Managing s47 enquiries, coordinating statutory meetings, and closing s47 cases when no further action is required.
  • Providing short-term interventions and collaborating with other teams when necessary.
  • Engaging with the courts when required to protect a child, including Emergency Protection Order applications and Care Proceedings initiation.
  • Participating in duty rota cover for front-line social work.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in relevant social work roles, with a focus on referral and assessment teams and familiarity with statutory processes.
  • Ability to undertake duty and home visits, providing support and intervention as needed.
  • Familiarity with relevant legislation and protocols related to child safeguarding.
  • Full UK driving license is essential.

Benefits of working for REED:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support you throughout the application process and beyond.
  • Aftercare service delivered by our Candidate Care Team, ensuring your satisfaction and well-being in the role.
  • Free DBS checks to facilitate the hiring process.
  • Weekly payroll for timely and reliable payment.
  • PAYE payroll option with additional benefits, including holiday pay, healthcare, pension, and more.
  • Refer a Friend scheme where you can earn up to £250 for recommending qualified candidates.

If you are ready to take on this rewarding role and contribute to the welfare of children and families, please submit your application today!

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