Consultant Social Worker - Child Protection -Berkshire - Berkshire

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Frontline are recruiting a consultant social worker for a local authority in the Berkshire area. The social worker will join a stable Child Protection team with manageable caseloads and long-term permanent managers. To attract the best candidates possible the authority are offering £42/hr for suitably qualified social workers with relevant experience (see below).

This would be an ideal job for career minded social workers looking for progression opportunities within a supportive environment. Unusually for Child Protection jobs this position does not require a driver’s license, or access to a vehicle. Interested candidates should be able to interview in the next 2-weeks with a view to being in position within 4-weeks.

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

  • Minimum 6-month contract
  • Low caseloads
  • Good mix of agency & permanent workers
  • No license/vehicle necessary

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

  • Working with children on Child Protection Plans, Looked after Children and Children in Need
  • Supervision and mentoring of staff
  • 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

As a Children’s Child Protection Consultant Social Worker, you will be:

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

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 contact Ryan Kearney on 0161 245 4516 or

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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