Locum Referral and Assessment Social Worker - London - £30/Hr
Work in a R&A team which has Low Caseloads
A Local Authority based in the Greater London region is looking to take on an experienced locum Social Worker within their Referral and Assessment service. The reason the vacancy has become available is because a a member of the team receiving a promotion. As such the team is looking for a locum to come in and take on the cases held by the Social Worker.
Working in the Referral and Assessment you will be taking incoming referrals from the public and carrying out the appropriate assessment, based on the threshold you will be wither stepping up or stepping down the case to the appropriate service. Currently caseloads in the service are just below 20 with duty being held every 4th week; essentially giving you ample amount of time to clear off cases prior to receiving a new batch making the assignment much more manageable.
The Local Authority are also keen to keep on good quality Locums and do offer locums to change or apply to other areas of Children Services at the end of their assignment. This provides locums with additional stability if the initial 6 month contract comes to an end as well the opportunity to develop experience in other areas of Children's Services.
To be considered for this post you should have experience of working within an Assessment team. You should also be available to start work within 3 weeks.
To find out more about this opportunity feel free to contact me, Rico on 0207 940 2100. Alternatively you can email me an up to date CV to R.firstname.lastname@example.org