Child Protection Social Worker (CP) - East Midlands

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Children’s Social Worker – Child Protection – Capped Caseloads - £35P/H Frontline Bonus

An East Midlands based Local Authority is currently seeking Qualified Social Workers for their Children’s Service. They are open to speaking to candidates across the frontline spectrum from Referral & Assessment, Duty, Children in Need and Child Protection services. They pride themselves on providing a child first approach to their casework and as such have been awarded a ‘Good’ OFSTED for their work.

They are looking for Qualified Social Workers who share their desire to ensure that children’s needs are met throughout their dealings with the local authority and to ensure this is feasible have capped caseloads of 18 per Social Worker. The local authority offers a 4-day working week whilst also providing mobiles and laptops to ensure everyone can work to the best of their abilities.

Benefits of the role as a Children’s Social Worker include:         

  • Capped caseload (18)
  • Minimum 6-month contract
  • £35P/H
  • Child focussed Social Work
  • Good mix of agency & permanent workers


The successful Children’s Social Worker will have experience of:

  • Working with children on the Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Child protection Care proceedings
  • Court Reports
  • Working with the new Public Law Outline (PLO)
  • Section 47s
  • Core Assessments
  • Child protection meetings
  • Planned meetings
  • Case management
  • LAC Reviews
  • Conducting reviews
  • Attending LAC Reviews

Children’s Social Worker, you will be:      

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK 
  • Car Driver Essential

 In return for working with Frontline, we can offer you:

  • A retention bonus scheme that rewards long term contracts
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Access to exclusive vacancies
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
If this is what you are you are looking for, or you have any other questions, please do contact Blake Thompson on 0161 245 4483 or via email at

Frontline Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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