Social Worker - Looked After Children - East Berkshire - Low Caseload - Reading

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Social Worker - Looked After Children (LAC) - East Berkshire - £30-32ph 
 
A client we are working for are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join their Looked after Children ( LAC ) Team. The successful candidate will carry a case load of Looked after Children and be responsible for undertaking investigations and assessments, carrying out court work and engaging directly with service users and their families.
 
The candidate would need to be able to work full time; 37 hrs and hold a case load of up to 17 looked after children. Experience of working with LAC would be desirable but more important is an ability to communicate effectively with children of all ages as you will be required to promote their voice and undertaken some direct work. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work with partner agencies and progress care plans for our LAC, they will need good organisational skills and good report writing skills.
 
 
Benefits of this role as a Looked After Children (LAC) Social Worker: 
  • Working with an experienced, enthusiastic and supportive team
  • Great management offering regular supervision
As a Looked after Children (LAC) Social Worker you will have experience of:
  • Attending court and completing court report
  • Attending Looked after Children reviews
  • Statutory visits and duties
  • Working with Plans of Adoption and attending Adoption Panels
  • Experience with Child Protection proceedings and understanding of relevant legislation
As a Looked after Children (LAC) Social Worker you must be:
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
If this is what you are you are looking for, or you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact James Fisher on 0161 974 2987 or via email . This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss.

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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