Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Children's Social Worker

I'm looking for an experienced children's social worker to join Leicestershire County Council in their Safeguarding Service based out of Coalville.

This is a 6 month locum position with a high chance of extension.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Social Worker with relevant degree or equivalent qualification

  • Registered with Social Work England

  • Experience working with vulnerable children

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Full enhanced DBS

Main Role Responsibilities

    • Undertake statutory visits to children in care and who are placed in a variety of settings, including Foster and Residential Placements along with Placements at home with family.

    • Manage casework including Court Proceedings, preparing Court reports, statements, care plans evidence and giving evidence in Court.

    • Complete a variety of system work including risks assessments, review reports, care/pathway plans, case recordings and essential paperwork.

    • Undertake direct work, along with Life story work with children and young people to support their understanding of their journey and to achieve permanency

    • Social workers are essential professionals in family group conferences, leading care management meetings and attending wider service/statutory meetings.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV via email to or call 01772 208964 to discuss the role with me directly.