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Children Looked After Social Worker - Berkshire

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Role:  Social Worker Location:  Berkshire Team: Looked After Children Pay:  £44,000 – £49,000  Contract: Permanent - full time In the office: 2 days a week Do you have a passion for helping young people in care? If so, a Children's Trust in Berkshire is looking for a Looked After Children Social Worker to join their team. This role offers the chance to help shape the future of Looked After Children in the region, and provide them with the support they need to thrive. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders, including parents and carers, to ensure that the voice of the child is heard. The successful applicant will be a qualified social worker and have a detailed knowledge of Children in Care procedures. You will have experience of working with Looked After Children and have the ability to build strong relationships with a range of service users. You will need to be able to provide information and advice to young people in care, and will be responsible for the assessment and review of Looked After Children cases. You will also be expected to provide support and guidance to families, and will be involved in developing care plans. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as the ability to use their own initiative to ensure that Looked After Children receive the best possible care. You will need to be able to work well under pressure and think creatively to come up with solutions to problems. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, as well as a range of additional benefits. You will have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of Looked After Children in the region, and will be part of an organisation that is dedicated to their welfare. If you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this role, please apply today!  With this role you have the added ehancements: Welcome payment: £5000 (after successful 6-month probationary period) Loyalty payments: £3000 at both 12 and 24 months Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will pro-actively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially. That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours. If you want to know more about this permanent Social Worker role in Berkshire, give Fred Thomas  a call on 01635 226350 . Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £500 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)