Senior Social Worker - Care Planning Team

Posted 8 March by Medicare First
Senior Social Worker - Care Planning Team

Medicare First is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated advanced social worker to work full time working within a Care Planning team based in London. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £27 per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

Social worker duties include:
1.To provide a service to children in need, their families, children looked after and care leavers in line with statutory requirements and departmental priorities.
2.To undertake training as required in the overall interests of the service and as part of career development.
3.To participate in team meetings, staff forums and work collaboratively as a team member.
4.To participate in duty rota within specific role.
5.Respond to public and other agencies by telephone, correspondence and direct contact in order to provide a service within departmental priorities and timescales.
6.Liaise with relevant external agencies e.g. police, health authority etc.
7.Liaise with relevant colleagues in other Divisions and Council Departments.
8.To be responsible for individual client case planning in line with the professional standards of the Department.

Requirements of the social worker:
*Degree or equivalent in social work
*Current HCPC registration
*Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
*2 years post qualified with experience within local authority

Benefits of working with Medicare First:
*Your own personal consultant
*Regularly meetings and visits with your consultant
*Quick and Easy Registration Process
*An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral

If this sound like a role for you then please Apply today, alternatively for more information call Marta Ramos on or email

Reference: 34641792

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