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Social Worker Assessment Somerset

Apply2020-06-29 19:45:292021-01-27Eden Brown Synergy

Social Worker Assessment Somerset

Date posted: June 29, 2020
£0.00 - £35.00 per hour
Somerset, England
Job description

An exciting opportunity for Social Worker to join the Assessment Team in the Somerset area. You will be based in Taunton & Yeovil. 37 hours a week, 6 month+ contracts and an exceptional rate of £35.00 for experienced workers. Flexible working offered with a 9 day fortnight.

Due to the difficult and unprecedented times encompassing this pandemic, authorities are offering telephone interviews, flexible working from home with only necessary visits taking place. Rates are negotiable at this time.

Social Workers will be working in this front line services and need previous experience of working within the Assessment setting within Social Care. You will undertake initial assessments and section 47 Child Protection investigations and hold all open cases of ongoing family support and children subject to a child protection plan. Allow for the provision of high quality support and intervention.

Candidates will be managing a diverse and complex caseload within deadlines. Constant contact within all teams of the Children's & Families Social Care and external agencies to address children's and their families needs with best possible outcomes. Communication with line managers identifying professional development and training that would be beneficial personally and to the team as a whole.

Somerset County Council is on a journey of improvement, recognising that investing in staff is paramount to achieving this. You will be provided with a number of opportunities to enhance your career including a wealth of training, good management support and supervision. This commitment to staff ensures Somerset sustain an effective workforce and promote positive, yet challenging work environments.

Somerset is passionately in favour of sociable working hours. Not just because this is good for your wellbeing, but because resilience is an enormous part of being a good social worker, and a balanced life is a key ingredient in this.
Somerset promise:
* Regular supervision for staff
* Team development days available to support on-going learning and making strong progress towards improvement and team plans
* Offices operate in a Smart office mobile working environment and they have good technology including use of laptops and Smart phones to allow staff to flexibly work across the offices.

Ideally a driver with access to own car and able to reside and work in the UK

As an Eden Brown Synergy candidate, you can take advantage of our competitive service offering: * Dedicated personal and professional service. * Free DBS check. * CV review service. * Interview advice. * Competitive rates of pay. * Post-placement follow up meetings.

To discuss this role or any other Qualified Social Care roles in the South please contact Kelly Stock at Eden Brown on 0117 910 3809/ 07800 543641 or email your CV to: k.stock@edenbrownsynergy.com

Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a £200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £200 could be on it's way to you! Your expert recruitment consultant is Kelly Stock, call today on 0117 910 3809 or email k.stock@edenbrownsynergy.com Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Synergy is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 270539KSK_1593459928

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