Locum Social Worker job – Shield Team, Lancashire

Closing on: May 19, 2022


Supply Care Solutions are a market-leading Medical, Social Care and Education recruitment consultancy, we offer a range of accredited services across the public sector, providing highly skilled, compliant professionals in all grades and specialties, including short, long term and permanent positions.

Supply Care Solutions are looking for a Social Worker to work in a Shield Team which is a is a multi-agency team for children at risk of sexual and criminal exploitation, trafficking, and missing from home or care placed in and out of the borough. Children’s Social Care is seeking to recruit a qualified social worker to undertake good quality front door screenings and assessments, child exploitation and missing assessments, develop clear and focused plans, and ensure timely delivery of effective services to young people at risk of exploitation and missing and their parents. There will be an expectation to complete some short interventions with children that are being exploited or are at risk of exploitation. The successful applicant will need to be

SALARY: up to £22.00 per hour (umbrella)
TYPE: Locum
TEAM: Shield Team
Hours: Full time (Monday to Friday) 36 hours a week 09.00 to 17.00pm

Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form,
Experienced and have abilities in respect of working in partnership with children, adolescents and their families and partner agencies,
Experienced in working with complex and sensitive issues and sexual and criminal exploitation,
Knowledgeable about adolescent development and contextual safeguarding,
Able to work individually and as part of a multi-agency team,
Demonstrate comprehensive and up to date knowledge and understanding of statutory frameworks and local and national policy and guidance relating to safeguarding, missing and exploitation. An enhanced DBS and possible police vetting will be required for this post.

Work Patterns: Currently working to the government guidelines Home working is encouraged however must attend the office during the days on Duty and Home visits as and when required.

Qualified Social Worker Requirements

– CSW/CQSW/DipSW/BA/MA in Social Work
– Completion of ASYE or 2 years experience
– Proven post qualifying experience in working with childrens services
– Current Social Worker England registration
– Current Enhanced DBS Disclosure
– Eligibility to work in the UK without work permit or visa restrictions
– Commitment to the safe care and well-being of vulnerable people

Our locum workers benefit from

– Excellent Rates
– Refer-a-friend scheme*
– Assistance with DBS applications
– Dedicated consultant support
– Varied career and flexible working opportunities

If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111

Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK. * All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. We are recruiting professionals across all specialisms and grade. We offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker you refer to us *Terms and conditions apply. Supply Care Solutions works in conjunction with Monitor/TDA rate caps

Job Category: Social Care
Job Type: Locum
Job Location: Lancashire

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