• Child Protection, Children's Services, CIN, Court Work, LAC, Qualified Social Worker, Safeguarding

Qualified Social Worker – Family Support Team

  • Milton Keynes
  • Temporary
  • 11 months ago
  • £42 Per Hour

Job Information

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    Category Child Protection, Children's Services, CIN, Court Work, LAC, Qualified Social Worker, Safeguarding
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    Posted On April 12, 2023

Job Description

Pixel Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Qualified Social Work to join our clients Family Support Team based in Milton Keynes. Excellent rates of pay on offer between £38 to £42 per hour (Umbrella). This is a full time role based on 37 hours per week with an initial 3 month contract with possibility of being extended beyond this.

Family Support Teams are made up of ASYE, Social Workers and Senior Practitioners there is a Deputy Team Manager and a Team Manager. We hold Child in Need, Child Protection, Looked After Children / Court through to the end of proceedings.

On average caseloads are 10 families which is approximately 22 children, everyone’s caseload is a mixture of CIN and CP and the more experienced staff hold court cases but no more than 3 family’s at one time this can include private proceedings completing Section 7 or 37 reports.

Supervision is held every 4 weeks this is personal and case supervision. Our current working arrangements due to COVID-19 are all children and families are seen for home visits within statutory timescales, when staff are not completing visits they are working from home and predominantly all meetings, such as, core group, family support and Strategy Meetings are held via Microsoft Teams. This is with the support of all staff having access to their own smart phone and Surface Pro tablet. We only expect staff to be in the office if they are on duty or duty back up which on average is 3 times a month, or if they have booked and planned to be in the office to complete a piece of work.

In Family Support we are very fortunate to have access to FAST and SAIT, who we can refer to for our families to receive direct work, interventions and assessments. This will include parenting skills – boundaries and managing behaviour, specialist assessments – PAMS, Adult Attachment Interview, Story Stems and much more. 

Qualified Social Worker Family Support Requirements:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with children and young people, in particular previous experience of CP/ CIN & court experience.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Registered social worker with Social Work England

Benefits of working with Pixel for your next Social Work Job:

  • Your own dedicated & experienced Social Work Consultant
  • Free on-going CPD training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • Recommend a friend scheme – Receive £300 per successful referral*
  • Secure your own role Scheme – Receive £350 for finding or bringing your own position to Pixel Personnel*
  • In house payroll, offering quick weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed for free upon registering

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or any other Social Work jobs & opportunities Pixel Personnel have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 01920 898 704 or email your CV to us at contact@pixelpersonnel.co.uk

*Terms and conditions are applicable to the recommend a friend and secure your own role scheme.