Social Worker Children and Families

  • Location

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £36.51 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Craig Davis

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Social Worker to work full time within the Children and Families Services based in Bradford. 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 Social Worker role is £35.00 + £1.51 AWR (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 Social Worker

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Assessments

* Decision making

* Effective communicator

* Experience of direct work with Children and Families

* Organised

* Use of own initiative

* Will need to be local to the area

* Must be a driver.


Specific Role Information



1 Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.


2 Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.


3 Provision of accommodation.


4 Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.


5 Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.


6 Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.


7 Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.


8 To undertake training to ensure career development.


9 To act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children's Division and Department.


10 Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.


11 To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families.


12 Will facilitate maximum user consultation and participation in line with policy.


13 Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.


14 Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department.


15 Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.


The Social Worker 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.