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Social Worker

  • £26 - £27 per hour
  • Ellesmere Port
  • Posted: 22/10/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: V49100191

Job Details

I’m currently seeking a qualified Social Worker who is required to join a Child in Need team within Cheshire.

You will be working on a busy yet supportive team with regular supervision from your manager. Within the framework of legislation, agreed council policies and procedures you will be expected to manage a diverse caseload effectively and be able to deliver positive change to children and their families; improving their well-being, and promoting their independence.

As a qualified Social Worker working on the child in need team your duties will be:

  • Assess the needs of children and young people who require social work services including the identification of risk and the need for protection.  To develop, co-ordinate and deliver multi-agency plans to meet assessed needs and to review these plans to ensure they continue to meet assessed needs
  • Identify unmet needs and gaps in service provision to inform resource allocation and service development
  • Engage other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies in the delivery of services agreed following the assessment of need
  • Manage an allocated workload within a team setting
  • Comply with the statutory obligations and departmental policing and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records on the Integrated Children’s System (ICS) at all times
  • Prepare for and participate in professional supervision sessions and staff meetings and make use of all available training and developmental opportunities
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of services and new ideas by sharing knowledge about theory, skills and practice with other Social Services staff, professional groups and interested bodies
  • Provide professional support to newly qualified and less experienced social work staff to enable others to develop their knowledge and skills
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