Senior Social Worker LAC team

County of Herefordshire
£29.33 - £32.34/annum
10 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Medicare First are recruiting on behalf of their client in Hereford a position for a Senior Social Worker or Senior practitioner to work in a Children’s LAC team.
They offer a great team work environment as well as flexibility in working hours and work from home !

Objectives of the role

To deliver a high quality social work service to children and families, working in partnership with other statutory and third sector organisations.

To work with children in care and their families to secure stable, safe permanent care arrangements.

To undertake child protection enquiries, parenting assessments, work with children subject to a child protection plan, respond to requests to accommodate children, initiate and complete care proceedings

To participate in team and other service meetings and activities as appropriate

Key Responsibilities

Identify the level of the risk, complete child protection plans, initiate care proceedings, where appropriate, formulate care plans and court proceedings statements. Able to work autonomously and manage individual case load.


You will work 37 hours per week over 9 days in a 2 week period and have the option to work at least 2 days per week from home

Why Choose Medicare First
Your own dedicated industry expert
Access to local authority work and exclusive opportunities not with other agencies
Effective payroll with a choice of payroll methods to suit your needs
£ 250 referral bonus
£ 150 bonus if you bring your own job
Chance to work with one of the largest and fast growing social work agencies
Free DBS
Fast track compliance

Next Steps

Contact Joanna Spencer on (Apply online only) or

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