Social Worker

Posted 13 September by Randstad Care
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Are you an experienced Social Worker, passionate about ensuring the young people you work with receive the help they need? If so, South Tyneside Council are looking for a Social Worker to join the Supporting & Strengthening Families team in the South Tyneside area. The contract is initially for 3 months however this may be extended.

If you are a Social Worker looking for your next Challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

You will be working within a supportive team with a committed leadership team which is focused on improving the outcomes of young people across South Tyneside

This is a full time role working 37 hours per week over 5 days.

The successful candidate can expect an attractive pay rate of between £146.83-£181.75 per day.

Benefits of working for Randstad as a Social Worker:

  • Social Work recruitment specialists with over 12 years experience providing staff to social services across the North East and Cumbria.
  • An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
  • A full range of Free training available
  • Support and training to support your HCPC revalidation
  • One committed and dedicated point of contact
  • Guaranteed weekly payment
  • Dedicated consultants in offices all over the UK to find you a role in your ideal location

As a Social Worker on the Supporting & Strengthening Families team you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying a complex caseload and maintaining accurate, up to date files
  • Being the first point of contact from professionals or members of the public regarding concerns for children and young people in the South Tyneside area
  • Ensuring children, young people and families who are referred to us receive the right support
  • Carry out risk assessments and give advice
  • Attending safeguarding meetings
  • Report writing
  • Liaising with other Social Work teams, the Police and education / health professionals
  • Setting high standards is key and must deliver excellent practice, motivating all staff to do the same.

The minimum requirements for this role are:

-HCPC Qualification

-Social Work Qualification

-Relevant Social Work experience

-Valid DBS check (this will be applied for you if not)

Randstad Care is a specialist Social Work recruitment agency. Our specialist consultants work with Local Authorities, NHS, and Private and Voluntary organisations across the UK. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know any Social Workers, Senior Social Workers, Managers or Senior Managers looking for a new role? If so, we offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every referral!

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Eleanor on , or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Reference: 36099572

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