Childrens Social Worker - Oldham

Childrens Social Worker - Oldham

Reed | UK, UK, UK

Posted 11 days ago

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Are you looking to make a difference in Children's lives? Do you have?social?work experience of working within children's services?

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated MASH social worker who shares our aspirations for children and young people in Oldham. You must be passionate about securing good outcomes for children, young people and families and have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance. We need you to have the ability to liaise and negotiate with members of the public, internal and external partners as per working arrangements of a MASH. Interpersonal skills to deal with conflict in a confident yet sensitive way are essential

Role overview

You will work as part of a multi-agency team and complete triage activity, within specified timescales, seeking and sharing information with partners in line with GDPR, speaking with parents, carers and children to gain details and enable strong evidenced based decision making in line with our practice standards and statutory duties. You will identify and respond appropriately to any safeguard concerns that are identified, ensuring the immediate decision making reflects an analysis of risk and protective factors. You must have the ability to work under pressure whilst ensuring practice is child focused.

- ensure child is the focus of contact- take calls from professionals, parents and members of the community- Collate information from partner agencies and process information- input information on operating system- have understanding of consent

As the ideal candidate, you will:

  • Be a QSW, registered with Social Work England

  • Have relevant experience

  • Valid DBS on the update service

Benefits of working through Reed, include:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant/Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Aftercare service delivered by Candidate Care Team

  • Free CV building and Interview support

  • Free DBS checks

  • Weekly payroll

  • PAYE payroll option with additional benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more

  • CPD contributions

  • Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients

  • Refer a Friend scheme and earn up to £250

  • Supporting the Reed Foundation which has given £9.5m to charity since 2010

Apply today!