Qualified Social Worker jobs in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, United Kingdom



Locum Qualified Social Worker – Children’s Services – Northumberland – Berwick Upon Tweed
Full and Part-time Contracts available with a pay rate of £26 to £37 per hour dependant on experience.
TwentyOne Health and Social Care (21 HSC) are recruiting several experienced Qualified Social Workers to join our client in Northumberland, to work as part of a busy children’s services team. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, this collaborative multi-disciplinary service is comprised of children’s disability, 14+, family placements, and safeguarding teams, as well as a front door service.
If you are a Newly Qualified Social Worker with statutory Children & Families Social Work experience, please feel free to contact us directly to discuss further.
What you’ll be doing
* Managing a mixed caseload of children in a range of circumstances
* Assessing children and families, devising tailored plans to address identified needs
* Promoting children remaining with their families or carers through preventing family breakdowns, and reuniting children separated by temporary crisis
* Working pattern will generally reflect standard office hours, with some flexible working as required
* Working directly with children and families at the point of crisis, ensuring children are prioritised
* Applying locally agreed thresholds for intervention, stepping cases up and down when appropriate
Requirements for this role
* Degree in Social Work, Dip SW, CQSW, CSS or Masters
* Social Work England Registration or equivalent i.e. Registration with the SSSC
* Driving Licence and access to vehicle
* Enhanced DBS check or equivalent e.g. PVG (Scotland)
Skills and experience
* Experience of Child Protection and Safeguarding
* Experience of working with children and families
* Demonstrable risk assessment skills
* Ability to understand and be sensitive to emotional difficulties, and to address challenging behaviour of children
* Ability to undertake family assessments
* Understanding the impact of the ‘toxic trio’ on children and families
* Due to the nature of this role and localities covered
What is offered to you
* A rate of £26-£37 per hour depending on experience, with salary paid weekly
* Holiday pay and Pension
* Mileage expenses for travel incurred undertaking the role
* Regular supportive supervision
* Flexible working
* Free parking
* Assistance with relocation if required
About 21 HSC
TwentyOne Health and Social Care specialises in recruiting skilled, diverse, and trustworthy Health and Social Care professionals for a vast range of roles within the statutory, charitable, and private sectors. 21 HSC is run by Health and Social Care Professionals for the Health and Social Care sector.
For a detailed Job Description or a confidential discussion about the roles on offer, please contact Eoin Hurley or Steve More on (phone number removed) or apply now through the link below.
21 HSC is an equal opportunities employer.

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