West Sussex, South East England

Children's Services



Reference 1805

Senior Social Worker – Assessment – West Sussex

Role:  Qualified Social Worker
Location:  West Sussex
Team: Assessment
Pay:  Up to £42 per hour

Contract:  Full Time Locum

Hours: Full-time, with 2-3 days per week in the office

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting assessments of children and families to determine their needs and risks
  • Undertaking direct work with children and families, including interviews and observations
  • Liaising with other professionals and agencies to gather information and coordinate services
  • Developing and implementing care plans in collaboration with children, families, and other stakeholders
  • Monitoring and reviewing the progress of children and families, and making adjustments to plans as necessary
  • Providing support and guidance to families to help them achieve positive outcomes
  • Completing accurate and timely case recordings and reports
  • Participating in team meetings, supervision sessions, and training programs
  • Adhering to relevant policies, procedures, and legislation, including safeguarding protocols


  • Social Work qualification (DipSW, CQSW, CSS, or equivalent)
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience working as a social worker within children's services
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong assessment and decision-making skills
  • Commitment to continuous professional development


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive team environment
  • Full-time position with flexibility for remote work
  • Access to training and development opportunities

If you want to know more about this Qualified Social Worker role in West Sussex, give Fred 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)

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