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Social Worker – Supervising Social Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK Temporary, Full Time £30 - £30 per hour

Ashberry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker to join our client, Manchester City Council as a Supervising Social Worker.

Supervising social worker required to undertake assessments for friend and family carers under fostering regulations for temporary and long term placements for our looked after children.

The client requests that the social worker will have experience of undertaking assessments of risk and parenting.

Will be able to present information clearly and have skills in communication and understanding all legislative frameworks regarding Children Looked After.

The social worker will be able to present information to Court if required.  

This position is within their Central Locality Children’s Services in Manchester based at Longsight District Office.  

 Ashberry Recruitment would ask that applicants meet the following:

  • DIPSW or equivalent qualification in Social Work and will 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 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 full-time and normally offered over a 3 month period before rolling on for another 3 more months at a time.

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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