Social Worker - Children Looked After

Location Middlesbrough
Job type Contract
Salary £27.00 - 27.50 per hour
Contact Liam Burgess
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Reference 166601

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Band 6 Social Worker to work based in Middlesbrough, within the Children Looked After Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker role is £27 - £27.50 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Carrying out Looked after Children reviews.

  • Ensuring Child Protection procedures are adhered to.

  • Working with cases in care proceedings.

  • Undertaking risk assessments.

  • Putting in place multi agency plans for children returning to their families.

  • Devise multi agency child protection plans.

  • Undertake direct work with children.

  • Undertake Life story work with children to address emotional contact needs and to achieve permanency.

  • Attending family group conferences.

  • Keeping up to date case recordings.

  • Report writing.

  • Preparing reports and presenting them to panels.

  • Undertaking Kinship assessments.

  • Preparing Care Plans.

  • Writing court reports and giving evidence in court.

  • Meeting timescales in line with legislation.

  • Carrying out core assessments.

  • Planning and prioritising my case load.

  • Completing statutory visits.

  • Preparing pathway plans.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.

  • Current Social Work England registration.

  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline children’s social work.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll

  • Free DBS and compliance service

  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies

  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge

  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed

  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us

  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team

  • In-house payroll system

  • Free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine

This Social Worker job is advertised by Liam Burgess; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.