social worker in darlington

job type
£ 145 per day
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job details

darlington, north east
job category
social care
job type
working hours
£ 145 per day
Children services
reference number
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you an experienced Social worker within Children's Social Services? Are you passionate about ensuring the families you work with receive the help they need? If so, Darlington Borough Council are looking for a Social worker with a background within Children's Services to work in the Family Placement Service. 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 Darlington.

As a Social Worker for the Family Placement Service you will be responsible for the day to day management of caseloads. This role would would also involve working with Fostering, Adoption and Special Guardianship Cases and may Child Protection cases, looked after children cases, PLO reports and Child in need,

This is a full time role working 5 days per week.

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 revalidation
* One committed and dedicated point of contact

About the Social Work Role:

* The Family Placement Team focus on recruitment, assessment, and support to foster carers, adopters and kinship carers. You will work in partnership with a range of carers and associated services in meeting the needs of Looked After and Accommodated children and young people.

As part of this role, you will undertake comprehensive Form F assessments of potential Foster Carers and Adopters in line with Council Policy and Procedure. You will participate in the recruitment and training of potential carers. You will also ensure that all carers are supported, supervised and trained to a level required to undertake their roles and responsibilities

The minimum requirements for this role are:

-HCPC Qualification

-Social Work Qualification

-Experienced Social Worker

Randstad Care is a specialist Social Work recruitment agency. Our specialist consultants work with Local Authorities, NHS, and Private and Voluntary organisations across th 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 Hayley 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.


be able to manage challenging situations



educational requirements

BA in social work