Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Liverpool


Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Liverpool City Council to appoint a Newly Qualified Social Worker within their Children with Disabilities Service.

The role is on a minimum 2 – 3 month agency contract which is highly likely to be extended on an ongoing basis.

Rate of pay - £18.01 - £22 Per Hour. Negotiable depending on experience. (Please state your desired rate)

Location – Liverpool, L7 1PH.

Position – Full time hours. (35 hours)

The Main Purpose of the role:

To contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Children’s Social Care Service as part of a team responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and young people continuously improving outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance and support, reflecting the function of the team and Children’s Social Care in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation.
Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings.
Be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, evidence based tools, critical reflection and analysis to inform this.
Model critical reflection and evidence based decision making and support others in developing these.
Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the range of theories and models for social work intervention with individuals, families, groups and communities and the methods derived from them.
Identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Deliver protective and/or supportive services for children at risk, in need and/or looked after.
Communicate skilfully and confidently in complex or high risk situations. Model and help others develop communication skills
Attend and represent the department at a range of multi-disciplinary forums and undertaking the role of Chair as required.
Undertake direct work with children, young people and their families in line with Children in Need, Child Protection and Care plans.
*** We are welcoming applications from Newly Qualified Social Workers, as this is an excellent opportunity to secure your first role in a local authority ***

Previous candidates have gone on to secure Qualified roles further demonstrating the opportunities at hand.

Job Requirements:

Enhanced DBS (children)
Reference contact details covering last Five years of employment. (Names, Numbers & Email Addresses)
Eligibility to work in the UK Document. (Passport etc..)
HCPC / Social Care England Registered.
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Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

As a First Tier Supplier across many local authorities nationwide, you will have access to jobs earlier than other agencies.
Market leading referrals of up to £500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers
If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on (phone number removed) as soon as possible

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