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CAST Senior Social Worker

Hampshire County Council are looking for a Children's Assessment and Safeguarding Team Senior Social Worker to join on a Locum basis.


The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience in a CAST team or frontline Children's work.

Being able to work effectively with both parents and children is important to be successful in this role.


Benefits for you as a CAST Senior Social Worker:



  • Flexible working scheme

  • Easily accessible via the M3 or M4

  • Easy accessibility from Basingstoke Railway Station

  • Highly Competitive pay rates


Your responsibilities as a CAST Senior Social Worker:



  • Working with families and children to effectively build their resilience together

  • Working with children and families on a long term, Children in Need basis - escalating to court work when it is necessary to remove a child from a home environment

  • Undertaking Child and Parenting Assessments

  • Be able to make decisions based on visits in line with valid legislations

  • Work well with other teams such as the MASH team when cases are transferred


Requirements of you as a CAST Senior Social Worker:



  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)



  • A valid HCPC registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience of a CAST role

  • Valid UK Driving Licence with own vehicle



Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire


Salary: up to £40.00 per hour



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