Social Worker - Disabled Children - North Yorkshire - £35ph

Qualified Social Worker
£32 to £35 Per Hour
Contract Type:

mbi Medical are pleased to be working with North Yorkshire County Council, who currently require a Qualified Social Worker to join their Disabled Children's Service.


Main duties as a Social Worker:

- Carry out assessments and undertake care management for disabled children and their families.

- Provide a social work service to designated service users.

- Manage, monitor and review care plans, involving disabled children and young people and their families, and liaising with other workers and agencies as appropriate.

- Be aware of the resources available within the specialist area, including other sources of funding so that the maximum benefit may be obtained for families within budgetary resources of Children Services.

- Comply with the Children Services recording policy and to complete appropriate forms and documents as required.

- Make use of management information systems, including information technology, in the recording, retrieval and analysis of information as required.

- Undertake training as required and be proactive in undertaking activities to enhance professional development.


Requirements as a Social Worker:

- Professional Social Work Qualification at degree level

- To cover complex caseloads, therefore minimum 2 years post qualified experience is required

- Social Work England Registration

- Knowledge of Signs of Safety

- Enhanced DBS (child barring list)

- Flexible and responsive visits

- To visit North Yorkshire House, Scarborough (office-base) 3 times per week

- The remainder can be @ North Yorkshire House/ Home-based or alternative office based


Benefits as a Social Worker:

- Induction package as an Agency worker to North Yorkshire County Council

- Managed caseloads

- Working within a beautiful County. Low crime and unemployment rates

- Work alongside a supportive and knowledgeable team

- Work from home

- Mileage to be reimbursed (to be agreed by Manager upon conversation) to Agency Worker to cover the first 20miles there and back as a minimum, and we would potentially pay mileage up to a 50-mile commute.