Looked After Children Social Worker – Rotherham

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Job Description

Job description:

Social Personnel are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join the Looked After Children team in Rotherham.


  • To hold a protected case load of the more complex and sensitive Looked After Children cases and deal with them effectively and efficiently to ensure that complex needs are identified, risk assessments are regularly updated and care plans are in place to meet identified needs.
  • To work in partnership with peers across the service and represent the service to external agencies, including court attendance, to ensure that care plan meets the needs and safety of the child.
  • To ensure that agreed plans for the care of children and service provision are implemented, monitored and reviewed.
  • To chair meetings, including some reviews, core group meetings and planning meetings, to ensure care plans are in the best interests and safety of the child.
  • To make recommendations to the manager about the need for legal action about a child.
  • To maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • To cover in the absence of the manager as required.
  • To undertake other duties which might be reasonably requested by the manager.
  • Willingness to travel out of authority on occasion for visits

What you need:

  • Experience working within child social services
  • Previous experience in a children social care team
  • Right to work in the UK.


  • Ideal would have some court experience

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • Access to the best roles across the UK earlier than other agencies; Social Personnel are a top Tier 1 agency through many of local authorities and trusts nationwide
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Your weekly payment processed even if it misses the weekly approval cut-off for the 1st week – ending delays payments to you
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for referring your colleagues to work for Social Personnel
  • Highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and many, many more…


If you are interested in this position please call Calvin on 07407 853 863 or e-mail calvin@socialpersonnel.com

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