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Social Worker - Child Protection Team

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Child Protection team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have extensive experience of Child protection and Frontline work.

The key to success in this role is to be able to start the contract confidently from the beginning with little supervision.

Benefits for you as a Child Protection Social Worker:

  • Home and flexible working

  • Competitive pay rate of up to £35.00 per hour

  • Opportunity to be part of an ever-progressing Local Authority

  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

  • Stable contract due to the demand of the service

Your responsibilities as a Child Protection Social Worker:

  • Manage a complex caseload

  • Take part in court proceedings

  • Constant monitoring and reviewing of cases

  • Work with other agencies and professionals to create the best possible outcomes for children and young people involved in cases

Requirements of you as a Child Protection Social Worker:

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

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Frontline work

Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Pay rate: Up to £35.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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