Social Worker – Access & Assessment – Reading

Our client, Reading is seeking a Social Worker to join their Access & Assessment Team

What the role entails:

  • Undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children and young people
  • Work within BFfC policy procedures and good practice guidelines in order to most effectively meet the needs of the children and families allocated to you
  • To work with children, young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions and engender change, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning
  • To develop and maintain positive working relationships with service users and other professionals
  • To keep up to date with contemporary issues in children’s social work including legislation and evidence based practice, and to attend relevant training and development opportunities
  • To liaise with colleagues in own, other directorates, and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities, and jointly plan and deliver interventions
  • Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Emailwith your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund.We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessionscovering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.


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