Bristol Social Worker LAC Children in Care SW7257

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Bristol
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £43.50 per hour
  • Reference: SW7257
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SW Locums are looking for a Social Work England Registered Social Worker to work in the Children in Care team for Bath & North East Somerset Council.

We are seeking someone in particular who has demonstratable experience of working with looked after children.

The post is advertised as full-time but the team would also consider part-time workers (3/4 days a week).

Great Pay up to £43.50 per hour for the right worker.

You must hold right to work in the UK, and a current Enhanced DBS.

Children and Young People Service supports children, young people and families across the Bath and North East Somerset area.

As part of this, the Safeguarding Outcomes service includes the Triage Team, Family Support Teams and the Family Support Plus team.

The Care Outcomes service includes the Children In Care Team, Family Placement Team, Disabled Children’s Team and the Adolescent and Care Experienced Team.

The teams are made up of a Team Manager post, Deputy Team Managers, Senior Practitioners, Social Workers, Family Support Practitioners and admin staff.

Main Duties:

  • To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the Children Act 1989, Children Act 2004 and other relevant legislation.
  • To establish and implement service and care plans for children and their families in accordance with local and national procedures.
  • To manage a caseload which may include children and families with complex needs and require multi-agency co-ordination.
  • To maintain electronic client records systems in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • To maximise life chances for Children in Need and Children Looked After.
  • To contribute to team plans and the achievement of agreed targets for Children in Need, Child Protection, Children Looked After and Care Leavers.
  • To participate in training of staff in Child Protection and Children Looked After.
  • Development in accordance with Personal Development Plans agreed during Performance Review.
  • To adhere to and promote B&NES Equal Opportunities Policy and adopt practices that are inclusive and anti-discriminatory.

With SW Locums you can rely on:

  • Fastest pay available, from completion of timesheet to reaching your bank.
  • Constant, polite support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle”, informative and conscientious advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.