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Agency Social Worker – Duty & Assessment

Salford Temporary, Full Time £30 - £34.99 per hour

Ashberry Recruitment are always recruiting for a number of agency Social Workers for across the North of England.

This particular requirement is for an Agency Social Worker to join our end client Salford City Council within their Duty & Assessment Team.

Qualified Social Worker to work within DAT and/or CP/CIN teams.

Ideally looking for candidates with a minimum of 2 years experience of CP/DAT work.

They would be expected to carry a high caseload of complex cases.

*Car club vehicles are available from the Civic Centre in Swinton, T&Cs apply.

Pay will be £30 to £34-99 dependent on the experience of the worker, for those that are paid at the higher rate it is also expected that they will carry some additional tasks identified by their manager to reflect the status of higher pay.

Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification in Social Work and be registered with Social Work England as a qualified Social Worker.
  • Have a full driving licence and car available for work along with business insurance.
  • Have an enhanced and in date DBS certificate.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on the information available, ensuring effective relationships with other professionals.
  • Have the ability to work within and contribute to a team.
  • Possess knowledge of service needs for ethnic minority communities.
  • Have confident IT skills and be able to navigate an electronic file system.
  • Have the ability to write clear, concise and robust reports.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and working hours when the need arises.

Contracts are generally offered as full-time but part time and flexible working hours may be considered. Contracts are normally offered over a 3-month period initially before rolling on for another 3 more months at a time.

With the current covid circumstances, there is home/remote/agile working available within a lot of these requirements but practitioners must be willing to conduct home or office visits when the service requires this (within current guidelines).

Ashberry Recruitment have a team of specialist Social Work Consultants who are here to help you find your next contract and support you through your agency Social Work career.

Please contact Gavin our Senior Specialist Social Work Recruiter should you like to discuss this vacancy or should you wish to discuss any other Social Work vacancies of any nature within the North of England and surrounding areas.

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