Children's Experienced Social Worker

Location Chester
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £40 per hour
Contact name: Sam Morris

Contact email:
Job ref: RQ501153_1642067460
Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Children's Experienced Social Worker
Minimum 1-year Contract - Hybrid role/Flexible hours
£40 Per Hour (Inside IR35)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to work in Wrexham within the Children's Service. The Social Workers are currently working from home and are only required to go into the office two days a week. This role is likely to last over a year with scope to be made permanent and is a very flexible post in terms of hours worked.

Job Role:

To manage an allocated caseload, which includes the management and decision-making involved with cases, some being high complexity and/or high-risk cases. These may be related to Child protection/ Care & Support/ Deprivation of liberty /cases subject to Court action/ school attendance, providing social worker support to adults / adults at risk and children / children at risk and their families and carers.

To undertake assessments, design care and support plans and other appropriate plans e.g. Education plans and determine the provision of external support from appropriate providers within allocated budget parameters. To work in partnership with all services to ensure best use and deployment of resources.

To adapt and apply Social Worker techniques to ensure approach meets the needs of the individuals/ people needing care and support, their families and carers in need of support and work both independently and in partnership with others. To promote positive outcomes by the care and support plans. The postholder will remain responsible for the work that others undertake, therefore is required to evaluate the care and support plan and the delivery of interventions to determine whether care and support plans requirements have been met, improvements for interventions needed or new revised interventions required.

Is responsible for ensuring case file and decisions are accurately and timely recorded, having access to confidential/sensitive records within GDPR requirements.

Skills and Experience:

Social Work Degree or Equivalent Qualification.
Register and maintain registration as a Social Worker with Social Care Wales.
Current and up-to-date knowledge of relevant Social Care Legislation for adults and children's services/ Education.
Evidenced knowledge and senior practice experience as a Social Worker.

For more information please call Sam on 0161667021 or email