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Childcare Social Worker

  • Full Time
  • Leicester
  • Salary: £38/hr

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are seeking a qualified and experienced Childcare Social Worker for our client based in LE1.

 

This is a 3-month role initially but could become long-term for the right candidate.

 

Working hours: 9am – 5pm (37hrs)

 

This is hybrid role that requires some time in the office but can be done largely from home. Due to the nature of the work, you may be required to travel to various sites around the city, therefore access to your own transport is necessary.

 

Key responsibilities:

·         Employing a variety of social work skills and methods in order to achieve specific objectives as agreed with the team manager and as far as possible, with the children and families we work with.

·         Working with children and families in accordance with the Departments childcare policies and relevant childcare legislation.

·         Taking account of a child’s and his/her family’s culture, racial and linguistic background and religious persuasion in providing services.

·         Undertaking case work. Ensuring it is completed in a timely manner, adhering to legislation, procedure, service standards and good practice guidance.

·         Maintaining regular, efficient and reliable liaison with other agencies.

·         Maintaining up to date case records and to provide reports for the Department and other agencies as required.

·         To contribute when required to do so by a team manager or service manager to the development and delivery of social work across the Division.

·         To participate in monitoring procedures designed to evaluate the impact of own work and the work of the department.

·         To attend team meetings and to participate in team development.

·         Carry out other miscellaneous duties associated with the role.

·         Demonstrating commitment to own learning and professional development.

 

 

Experience and qualifications needed:

·         Substantial experience in direct work with children, young people and their families/carers

·         Post qualification experience of childcare social work in a statutory setting or qualified up to level 3.

·         Degree in social work, masters degree in social work, post graduate diploma or diploma in social work.

·         Registration with Social Work England

 

Due to the nature of this role, successful candidates must be able to pass an Enhanced DBS Check and provide 10 years of references (This can include education).

 

To apply for this role, please submit your CV to Elisabeth Best at Ace Appointments.

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