qualified social worker - children and families in kendal

job type
£ 35 per hour
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job details

kendal, north west
job category
social care
job type
working hours
£ 35 per hour
Children services
reference number
Cumbria - Ken -SP
0330 0248 775
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job description

Are you an experienced Social Worker within Children's Social Services, passionate about ensuring the people you work with receive the help they need?

If so, Cumbria County Council is looking for a Social Worker to work within the Support and Protection team in Kendal. The contract is initially 6 months, however may be extended. If you are a Social Worker looking for your next Challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

Randstad and Cumbria are able to offer:

-Very competitive pay rate
-Compressed working week (37 hours over 4 days)
-Free on site Parking
-Work laptop and phone
-Supportive team with regular supervision
-Reliable Weekly payroll
-Dedicated one to one consultant
-Weekly mailers relevant to you and your market
-Fantastic referral scheme offering £300 per referral

As a Social Worker you will be responsible for:

-You will be working within a supportive team with a committed leadership team which is focused on improving the outcomes of families across Cumbria
-Working on a Safeguarding caseload including child in need, child protection, looked after children and section 47's
-An agreed caseload of referrals from the contact and referral team either with a completed assessment, established plan or a new enquiry
-Providing evidence for cases if taken to court where necessary
-Implementing, reviewing and updating care plans

The minimum requirements for this role are:

-HCPC Qualification
-Social Work Qualification
-Experienced in Child Protection cases and Court Work

For further details or a discreet discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson on 0330 0248 775. Remember it pays to have friends, make a referral and get £300.

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.


be able to manage challenging situations,can work as an individual or part of a team,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,empathy,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),work well under pressure,written communication



educational requirements

BA in social work