Ref. 53364

Children Social Worker

  • Location: Portsmouth, England
  • Salary: £35 - £35 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for an experienced practitioner in Looked After Children Services in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

It is a 3-month contract with possible extension. 

The Rate of Pay for this role is up to £35 Per Hour.


The role:

This role is in the Looked After Children’s team, at Portsmouth County Council. The hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 5. We are committed to professional development and will provide training for the successful candidate.  If successful you will be joining a lively, challenging and supportive team whose priority is in improving outcomes for Portsmouth’s children and young people.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The ability to converse at ease with clients and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
  • Have excellent accurate written skills, able to write reports and present evidence in a clear and concise way.
  • Have excellent analytical skill to aid you in your assessments.
  • Be someone who enjoys a busy atmosphere who can cope with competing demands and the stresses that comes with them.
  • Be motivated to achieve good outcomes for children and able to demonstrate child focussed practice
  • Have an understanding of anti-oppressive practice and the legislative framework around this.
  • Be a person who wants to be part of the team and actively encourages inter team support.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Have a Degree in Social Work, and registered with Social Work England
  • Experience in a similar role
  • HCPC registered, enhanced DBS
  • Car driver 
  • 37 hours per week


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