Qualified Social Worker Locum – Looked After Children Team – Dudley

Recruiter
Aurora Resourcing
Location
Dudley
Salary
£29.93 per hour limited, mileage and expenses are reimbursed.
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Looked After Children Team – Dudley

Aurora Resourcing are currently working with a Local Authority in Dudley in search of a dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Worker to work in their Looked After Children’s Team on a locum basis. We are seeking Qualified Social Workers who have experience of working in/alongside a LAC team and you must be able to work autonomously. This position is for initially 3 months and then it will be on a rolling basis thereafter.

This is a locum contractual post, meaning that it is easier to have a better work life balance. Not only that, you also have more flexibility, it is very easy to take time out in between assignments to, for instance, travel the world, Continuing with Professional Development (CPD) or maybe just to be able to spend precious and valuable time with your family. This is often difficult to navigate in permanent positions as you are often limited by the amount of leave you can take, often when you return, the workload has amounted to the feeling of not wanting to go away again…

Role

  • Experienced Children's Services LAC social worker required to undertake statutory visits
  • You will arrange and complete PEPs
  • Contribute to LAC Review process
  • As a Social Worker you must have experience of working within a statutory environment within Children's Services and worked with children who have become looked and worked within a statutory permanency team
  • To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for Looked After children
  • To undertake assessments under the national assessment framework
  • To refer young people, families and carers to appropriate specialists services
  • To be responsible for a caseload allocated
  • To prepare reports and attend court in accordance with child care legislation

Requirements

  • HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
  • Full UK driving Licence and own car
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of all legislation, especially that relating to looked after children
  • A passion for improving outcomes for children and young people
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Financial & Application Details

The hourly rate for this role is up to £29.93 limited; please speak with Li Li and discuss.

Mileage and Expenses Reimbursed

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk