Social Worker - Children and Young Adults Job In Darlington

Social Worker - Children and Young Adults


  • £26.51 per hour
  • Darlington
  • Posted: 10/11/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102261

Job Details

Role: Social Worker

Location: Darlington

Pay rate: £26.51 per hour

Home working available

3 months + cover

We are currently looking for a full time social worker to work with Children and young adults (17-25) in the Disabled Children's team. This will involve assessment, support plan, monitoring and reviewing plans.
The team work with looked after children, children who are on CP with statutory CIN plans and individuals with mental health issues. They also work with young people through their transition to adulthood.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
• Experienced in working with children and families including those from vulnerable groups.
• Creative, flexible and forward thinking in approach.
• Knowledgeable of Child Protection legislation and understanding of child protection issues.
• Constantly striving for continuous improvement to provide the best outcomes for children.
• Able to use excellent mediation and negotiation skills on behalf of service users.
• Highly skilled at building meaningful relationships with children and families to engage them in assessments and plans
• Committed to providing our service users with a high-quality service
• Experienced in working in a multi-disciplinary, interagency basis
• 2 years + post qualified experience
In this role you will:

• Use skills, knowledge, and experience to make full assessment of risks protection and social care needs.
• Manage an agreed case load.
• Use specialist communication skills to achieve optimum outcomes for service users.
• Devise individual care plans, taking account of diversity and promoting dignity and empowerment.
• Offer advice and support to unqualified staff and students to assist development.

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
• Dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to,
• easy registration process, referral schemes and incentives, ongoing compliance managed for you, prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.

This role is ideally located for those travelling from areas such Durham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle and North Yorkshire.
Please contact Jenny Lloyd for more details on 07484 090324 or email jenny.lloyd@pprsocialcare.co.uk


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