Senior Social Workers

Job Category: Social Care
Reference N/A
Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Varied
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Varied
Rate From £28.00 to £32.00 per hour

About the job

Opus LGSS is recruiting on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council for a number of Senior Social Worker / Social Worker positions within our Children’s Services Team based at Babbage House, Cambridge, covering Cambridge City.

These positions are for CP trained Social Workers with proven experience in court work and permanency planning for children. This would particularly suit those looking to contribute to positive life changes for children.

The service use a positive systemic social care practice providing access to clinicians and various in-house tools and enable children to be at the centre of any planning from assessment through to adoption.

The units undertake weekly meetings within a friendly and supportive team, including a Unit Coordinator within a well structured environment.

Salary note: £32.00 per hour LTD / Social Worker – £28.00 per hour LTD (less than 3 years’ experience)

  • Normal case load
  • On-site car parking provided
  •  Flexible start / finish times to work around travel
  • Condensed Working Week available
  •  Training Opportunities – including IT workshops
  • Access to training for locums within paid work time
  • Unit approach / Unit meetings for all-round involvement on cases
  • Unit coordinators – provide business support, arrange visits and book meetings
  • MOC restrictions apply
  • Mileage 0.23 pence per mile

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