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Social Worker - Childrens & Families

Posted: 11th July 2019
  • Location: Calderdale, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: GBP20 - GBP25 per hour
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

FRCE Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join their Youth Justice Service within West Yorkshire.
To provide a quality social work service to children, young people and their families/careers to ensure an environment which promotes their welfare and that enables children wherever possible to remain within their family networks and to live within their communities.
The responsibilities of a Youth Justice Social Worker include:
*To take action as specified in above to help meet the needs of specified service users, their families, carers and other groups which will include the provision of appropriate social work services involving the carrying out of statutory duties and the observance of the 3 relevant regulations.
*Work jointly with other agencies and organisations as appropriate, co-working if necessary.
*Initiating the provision of appropriate services and resources.
*Undertaking some escort and contact duties.
*Organising, and/or assisting with group work as appropriate and agreed by Team Manager.
*Providing appropriate reports for related agencies/services.
*To adhere to agreed recording systems, policies and procedures.
*May be required to initiate the involvement of volunteers in appropriate situations and to keep oversight of their work.
*To participate in the provision of a day duty service.
*Work with Equal Opportunities Policies and Procedures.
*May be required to contribute to the development of the team's new forms of work or service.
*Undertake co-work responsibilities with Level 1 and 2 Social workers and provide appropriate support.
*Provide PQ1 mentoring to staff and undertake practice teaching to students.
*Undertake any other duties relevant to the post and as agree by the appropriate Manager.
Requirements of a Social Worker:
*HCPC registered
*2 years recent experience working within Frontline Youth Justice (always 2 years but the experience will differ from each team)
*An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
Salary: Up to £25.00 p/h, based on experience
If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Olivia on or contact number

The FRCE Recruitment Group is committed to equality and value diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
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