Social Worker C&F Norfolk SW1322

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £45 per hour
  • Reference: SW1322
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SW Locums are looking for Qualified Social Workers with a minimum of 2 years UK experience in a Frontline Children & Family statutory setting,  for a number of Assessment and Safeguarding Vacancies in Norfolk.

The pay rate for these posts is extremely attractive at £45 per hour

In addition, the client will offer up to £150 accommodation per week (pro rata) depending on location.

There are 4 vacancies in the Assessment Team in the South Locality and Two vacancies in the Assessment & Safeguarding locality teams – covering East, West or North Norfolk & Broadland.

Candidate requirements:

Understand and apply core social work competencies:

  • safeguarding
  • communication
  • sharing information
  • supporting transitions
  • understanding child and young person’s development
  • multi agency working

Additional abilities needed: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effect positive change.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Children Act 1989, 2004, Working Together 2016 and other relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of current policy and practice, including electronic case management systems.
  • Knowledge of childcare, child protection procedures, resources, current department of health guidance and quality protects.
  • Knowledge of child development and attachment, understanding the impact of parental problems and the short and long term impacts of abuse and neglect on children.
  • Demonstrable expertise in assessments, including core assessments.
  • Demonstrable ability to work collaboratively with multi agency partners.
  • Understanding of the respective roles and responsibilities of other professionals and how child and family social workers can contribute their unique role as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • A commitment to, and knowledge and understanding of, equal opportunities, anti-discriminatory practices, and user involvement.
  • A commitment to CPD.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively, prioritise and manage caseloads, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to reflect and learn from own behaviour and feedback, identifying impact of action on others.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Great, fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £350 for bringing your own position to us *

* Terms and conditions apply

Rest assured, we will look after you.