Children's Safeguarding Social Worker

The Lancashire County Council are looking for a Social Worker to join their Family Safeguarding Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a Safeguarding Team.

The key to success in this role is to be able to start a contract confidently without the need for supervision.

Benefits for you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £41.00 per hour dependant on experience

  • Manageable caseloads

  • Family friendly employer, that allows you to balance family and work life

  • Hybrid working

  • Travel benefits: mileage paid

Your responsibilities as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Identify and safeguard children in need

  • Manage an allocated caseload relating to the safeguarding of children

  • Ensure the needs and wishes of children are fully addressed in the assessment and planning process

  • Gather information and make judgment on whether there is a need for intervention within the continuum of need and referral recorded with Children's Social Care

  • Comply with LCC and service-specific administrative and financial procedures including the maintenance of appropriate and up-to-date records.

Requirements of you as a Family Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience in Children's Safeguarding

  • A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is preferred

Location: Lancashire

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Hannah Combrinck on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!

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