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Social Care Assistant

  • Location: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Salary: Up to £12.73 per hour
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Randstad

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About the job

If you enjoy supporting children and young people to overcome challenges and reach their full potential, dont miss out on this fantastic opportunity. As well as working with a top local authority in the area, we are able to offer an attractive hourly rate from £12.73 per hour

You will be working alongside a friendly and supportive childrens team in a lively, dynamic environment. Though this role will be challenging, it will be rewarding due to the difference you will make to peoples lives.

Benefits: The staff are a friendly, tight knit team who work closely as a unit to ensure the best service. As well as a dedicated consultant who will help guide you through the recruitment process, other benefits include:

Competitive pay rates
Personal training and development
Weekly payroll

Responsibilities and requirements:

To manage a caseload of Safeguarding Enquiry Reports which need to be produced and sent to the Family Court in accordance with legally prescribed timeframes. In doing this the Safeguarding Reporting Officer will need:

o To undertake telephone based safeguarding interviews (around any risks posed to children) with adult service users through a defined structure and procedure, and making decisions around the sequence and type of questions to pose (from a series of prompts) depending on the circumstances in the case.

o To analyse and summarise safeguarding information from the telephone interview with service users together with information from the local authority, police and the court application.

o To complete a Safeguarding Enquiry report for the Family Court using a template which outlines the safeguarding enquiries undertaken and provides a summarised version of all information received

o To identify those cases where information concerning relevant safeguarding issues from the court application and external agencies require the case to be allocated to a Family Court Advisor or Family Court Social Worker.

The post holder will receive monthly supervision. The role is to assist social workers and the post holder will therefore not be case responsible themselves

If working for a top performing local authority within a lively environment sounds ideal then this could be the perfect role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity, please dont hesitate on applying today by either calling ##### ######or sending your CV direct

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.



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