Part-Time Experienced Social Worker - Referral & Assessment Team - North Wessex - £35,000 (pro rata) - North Wessex

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Part-Time Experienced Social Worker – Referral & Assessment Team – North Wessex – Up to £35,000 (pro rata)  


The Role

My client in North Wessex is looking to bolster their permanent Children’s Assessment Team with knowledgeable Social Workers on a part time basis to support their current full-time staff. Recent re-structuring  As part of the Assessment team you’ll be helping develop innovative ways of working using their Safeguarding Framework, ensuring the best protective outcomes for the children in the borough. As a part time worker you will be working half hours, working in their pod system for 2.5 days a week, or a 2/3 day week split. You will be completing Section 47s, initial Assessments, Chairing Child Protection Core Groups and supervising contact – the key to this role will be supporting newly qualified and ASYE workers with complex cases, and giving added provision to a high paced team.



Benefits of working as Part-time Referral and Assessment Team social worker include:

  • Large pension contribution

  • Flexible working schemes

  • Generous annual leave allowances

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Interesting and varied role.

  • Chance to mentor and supervise


The Part-time Referral and Assessment Team social worker should have:

  • 3-4 years’ experience as a Senior Social Worker

  • Ideally exposure to mentoring/supervising (even if just an individual)

  • Court Experience

  • Extensive experience completing Section 47s

  • Experience attending CP meetings & Case conferences

  • Experience liaising with internal colleagues and external agencies to inform and assess care planning, joint planning and delivery of interventions

  • Experience in LAC duties

  • Excellent inter-personal skills


You must have:

  • HCPC Registered

  • Eligible to work in the UK

  • Full UK license holder


Why Pulse Jobs?

  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies 

  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge

  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events

  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £500 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place


Pulse Jobs is an equal opportunities employer. Pulse Jobs is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Interviews dates are already set, so if you’re looking for a secure role in an authority that is going from strength to strength, with a host of benefits and clear progression – apply now!


Contact: James Spencer


DD: 0203 687 1091

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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