Social Worker - Assessment Team - Part Time

Posted 23 April 2024
Salary Up to £42 per annum
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactTerena Liddon

Job description

Opus people solutions on behalf of Peterborough City Council have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our Assessment team.

Job Title: Social Worker - Assesment Team - Part Time
Length of assignment: 3 months
Hours per week: 18.5
Hourly rate: £42ph
Location: Peterborough, Sand Martin House
Remote/Office based: Office base the week on duty(once every 3 weeks)
Hybrid working the other 2 weeks - but expectation is that children and families are still seen in this time.

The Assessment Teams in Peterborough are fast paced, lively and interesting and would ideally suit Social Workers who are proactive and adaptable, and who have a passion for ensuring that Children and Families in our area receive a positive and timely first experience of our service.

The Teams complete Section 17 Child and Family Assessments and carry out S47 investigations, with cases transferring at the second Child in Need meeting or Child Protection Conference.

There are also some urgent court cases, and the assessment service are responsible for the initial court application, statement and care plans, with the case transferring at the first hearing to the longer-term team.

If you thrive to make a difference and experience, then we would love to hear from you.