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Qualified Social Worker

  • £25-£32 ph LTD
  • Chorley
  • Posted: 19/09/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: V49100179

Job Details

I’m currently seeking a qualified Social Worker who is required to join a Duty and Assessment team within the West Lancashire area.

You will be working on a busy yet supportive team with regular supervision from your manager. You will be expected to manage a diverse caseload effectively and be able to deliver positive change to children and their families. The successful Social Worker must be competent in planning and undertaking assessments and also have post qualified experience within a statutory setting. As you will be working within the busy front door service you will be expected to work under pressure and be able to hit the ground running.

As a qualified Social Worker you will have experience of:   

  • Signpost people to other agencies or complete an assessment of need
  • Investigate allegations of neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse so that a child or young person is protected from harm.
  • Liaising with other clients, agencies and professionals
  • Attending Court
  • Working with Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Performing Section 47s
  • Managing a diverse and complex caseload
  • Child Protection Conferences
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Policy and Procedure
  • Prioritising and managing caseloads
  • Working with parents, families, carers and networks to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people
As a qualified Social Worker you MUST be:    
  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • Have a minimum 2 years post qualified experience
  • A full UK license holder 
 As a qualified social worker you will receive the following benefits working for Pertemps:
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • Dedicated consultant who is available when you need them and who will come out and see you in placement
  • Bonus schemes  * Terms and conditions apply
If this is something that you are interested in please contact Vickie Farrington  today 0161 5091045 or email your CV to