Social Worker - Looked After Children’s Team

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Job Sector:
Social Care
Salary Description:
£23.00 - £26.00/hour
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Tradewind Social Care have a brilliant opportunity for a part time Social Worker to join a Looked After Children’s Team in West London.

The successful candidate will be working within a multi-disciplinary service, including YOS, health, education and children services and be a part of team around the child.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

* Required to work with challenging young people who are in need of support and guidance
* Working with well known gang members and young people with significant behavioural problems
* will be expected to do a lot of direct/outreach work
* Would need to have a lot of resilience and robust personality would be essential
* Would need to have experience in working directly with challenging young people
* Knowledge of basic theories of social work practice and knowledge of relevant child care law and ability to use the legislation effectively
* ICT competence in Word and the ability to use or learn to use the LA database
* Ability to set priorities and manage own workload

Job Requirements:

An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

YOS experience and knowledge of youth criminal justice system would be preferable

Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children’s Services

All applicants must be Social Work Qualified with a valid HCPC registration

Our promise to you:

* A highly experienced recruitment consultant who will provide you with regular updates about vacancies across the UK
* Career guidance alongside our free CV writing service
* Free yearly DBS disclosures
* Prompt and reliable payroll service
* Excellent aftercare service
* Refer a friend bonus – terms and conditions apply

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applicants who meet the needs of our client’s

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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