Qualified Social Worker - Child Protection Team

South West England, England, gb
Company: Ackerman Pierce
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-24 18:01:04

We are looking to recruit a Child Protection Senior Social Worker within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. Devon is embedding a systemic approach and is currently undergoing a number of changes focussed on reducing caseloads and improving outcomes for families. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within Devon County Council

Main duties include:



  • Assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services

  • Experience and specialist communication skills to gather information and make a full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families

  • Must be capable of devising individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect vulnerable people

  • Required to manage an agreed case load, offer support and guidance and monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness

  • Be able to assess risks, needs and information, and recognise problems

  • Must be computer literate and have basic numeracy skills

  • Must be able to fulfil transport requirements

  • Working with longer term Children in Need, children subject to Child Protection plans including PLO



  • Benefits of Working with Devon County Council:


    Our Client has free onsite parking with the opportunity for role progression and training for both perm and temporary staff within the authority. They offer a very competitive pay rate which exceeds most of the surrounding areas.


    Minimum Requirements:



  • SWE Registration

  • 1 year post qualifying experience within the UK Social Care industry

  • Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)

  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?


    Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment industry where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.


    To discuss the vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in Devon please contact George Willett or email in your updated CV to us today.

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