Children's Social Work Auditor

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30.00 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Craig Davis

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Auditor to work full time within The Children's Social Work Audit Team based in Preston. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.


The pay rate for this Auditor role is £30.00 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.


Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

* Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

* "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue


Requirements of the Auditor

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* An experienced social work practitioner

* Have a good understanding of and experience of audit

* Have the ability to use the LCS system

* Ability to use MS Excel and MS Outlook.


Specific Role Information

£30 LTD / £24.08 PAYE Auditor

The Children's Social Work Audit Team is a key element of Children's Services and of the improvement plan. We have a key role in both understanding the quality of practice across Children's Services and driving improvement in the quality of services provided to children in Lancashire. We are a small but effective team covering Children's Social Care, Fostering, Adoption, and SEND.


Audits in Children's Services cover three tiers:

* Tier 1 - Compliance Audits

* Tier 2 - Quality of Practice Audits

* Tier 3 - Head of Service Audits


The role covers undertaking tier 2 audits, supporting the quality control of tier 2 audits by managers, providing analysis of tier 2 audit findings.


The role will requires the ability to challenge practitioners and managers with regards to the quality of practice and/or the quality of the LCS records.


The ideal candidate will:

* Be an experienced social work practitioner.

* Have a good understanding of and experience of audit.

* Have the ability to use the LCS system.

* Numerical ability.

* Ability to use MS Excel and MS Outlook.



The Auditor vacancy is managed by Craig Davis; if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.