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Social Worker – Duty & Assessment

Preston Contract, Full Time £38.00 - £38.00 0

Social Worker

Team:  Duty & Assessment

Location: Lancashire County Council

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Ongoing

Hours: 37

Rate:  £38 per hour


We are looking for a Qualified Social Worker, required to work in the Duty and Assessment team, for Preston and South Ribble.

There are many benefits to working in Lancashire including but not limited to:

– Flexible Working

– TOIL (time off in lieu if working beyond your 37 hours)

– Manageable caseloads

– Family Friendly Employer (help to balance family commitments)

– Travel benefits (mileage paid)

– We currently take a hybrid approach to our work; we mainly work from home but there are

opportunities to come together as a team when required.

Working with children and young people is both challenging and rewarding, enabling you to make a positive difference in their lives. We understand the importance of our teams having the right support in place, a healthy work-life balance and a manageable caseload. We aim for caseloads to be between 15 and 22 (depending the function you are working in).

Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification in Social Work
  • Social Work England registration
  • Enhanced and in date DBS certificate.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to make good decisions based on information available.
  • Can work alone and within/contribute to a team/multi-agency set ups.
  • Possess knowledge of service needs.
  • Competent IT skills and be able to navigate electronic file/recording systems.
  • Can write clear, concise, and robust assessment/reports/files.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and working hours when the need arises

Why Ashberry?

  • Dedicated experienced Consultant providing the ultimate support through your job search
  • Friendly compliance team to guide you through the registration and placement process
  • Provides your essential Enhanced DBS
  • £250 Referral bonus

If you feel this is the role for you please get in touch as we would really like to hear from you!



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