Childrens Social Worker- Referral and Assessment Team (R&A) - East Midlands

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Frontline are recruiting children’s social workers to join a frontline Referral and Assessment team for a council in the East midlands. The local authority are offering £35 per hour with a flexible working pattern to ensure a stable work balance. The successful Social Worker must have the ability to manage complex work within their area of expertise; short term Assessment work and excellent risk assessment skills.

The local authority  aims to provide a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines, Directorate policies, standards and guidelines. To assess need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard and protect children and promote positive outcomes. Working to best practice whilst promoting integrated agency approaches for the benefit of children and young persons.

Benefits of the role

  • £35 per hour
  • Flexible Working
  • Mobile & Laptops Provided
  • On Site Parking

As a Referral and Assessment Team Social Worker, you will be:    

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

The successful Referral and Assessment Team 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

If you know anyone who might be interested in the above, we are offering £500 referral bonuses for anyone we place that you introduce to us.

If this is what you are you are looking for, or you have any other questions, please do contact Thomas Travis on 0161-245-4517 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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