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Social Worker – Leaving Care Team

Denton, Greater Manchester, UK Temporary, Full Time £21.46 - £26.88 per hour

Ashberry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Qualified Social Worker’s to join our client Tameside Council.

Our client, have a number of requirements for a number of different teams within their Children Services, this particular role is for agency Social Worker(s) to join their Leaving Care Team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Social Worker to join our busy, but supportive Leaving Care Service.

The successful candidate will have experience of undertaking Pathway Planning processes in support of looked after children and care leavers and be able to evidence achieving good outcomes in support of young people undertaking the transition to adult life.

The successful candidate will also have experience of joint homelessness assessments with a good understanding of the duties placed on the Local Authority when working in partnership with Housing services.

The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work practice in children’s’ services and be registered with the HCPC.

Tameside Council are situated within easy assess of motorway networks, there is free on site parking and opportunities for flexible working.

Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification in Social Work and will be registered with the HCPC as a qualified Social Worker.
  • Have a full driving licence and car available for work along with business insurance. 
  • 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 here are full-time and generally offered for a minimum of 3 months before rolling on.

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 further 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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