qualified social worker in kendal

posted
job type
temporary
salary
£ 35 per hour
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job details

posted
location
kendal, north west
job category
social care
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 35 per hour
experience
Fostering & Adoption
reference number
CJ328385
phone
0191 233 1381
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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 are looking for a Social Worker to work within the fostering team in Kendal. The contract is initially 3 months however, 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 families across Kendal.



The successful candidate can expect attractive pay rates of up to £35 per hour.



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 re-validation
One committed and dedicated point of contact



As a Social Worker on the fostering team you will be responsible for:



Carrying a complex caseload and maintaining accurate, up to date files
Working directly with families, children and young people of a set age range
Support fostering families
Report writing
Liaising with other professional bodies where appropriate
Carry out home visits, visits to children's homes
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



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 Ethan Proud on 0191 2331381, 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.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations

qualification

university

educational requirements

BA in social work