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Interim Project Manager – Living Well – Norwich Norfolk – Norwich, Norfolk

  • Salary: £425 per day
  • Ref: 5488
  • Benefits: £425 per day Mileage and Expenses are covered

Interim Project Manager – Living Well – Norwich Norfolk

Aurora Resourcing are recruiting for an Interim Project Manager – Living Well, who will be responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of all activities within the Living Well: 3 Conversations project (in accordance with departmental project management guidelines) to ensure delivery of agreed outputs on time and within budget. The Living Well: 3 Conversations project is nearing the end of its Evaluation and Planning Phase and requires an experienced Project Manager to coordinate the completion of the planning work and implement a phased roll-out.

Promoting Independence strategy– is shaped by the Care Act with its call to action across public services to prevent, reduce and delay the demand for social care. The scale of change needed to implement this strategy is challenging. There is an established a programme with four key areas of focus and multiple projects within each of these.

1. Living Well: 3 conversations
2. Transforming learning disability services
3. Integrated short-term support
4. Technology enabled services

Responsibilities:

• Plan and deliver the project to agreed business requirements, agreed timescales and budget at pace and in line with the Promoting Independence management standards. Take responsibility for creating and motivating the project team as appropriate and ensure effective and timely delivery of activities.

• Provide leadership to the project team and the two Project Officers responsible for implementing key activities, including sound people management skills, data analytical skills and business process re-engineering techniques, required to achieve objectives. This will encompass working with customers, providers, partners and stakeholders, as well as management of project team resources making maximum use of deployed resources through effective and efficient matrix management skills.

• Ensure effective project communications to ensure all stakeholders receive timely, accurate and appropriate information and are able to provide their input to the project. Production of regular highlight reports on status and completion of deliverables

• Identify risks and issues and recommend control measures and actions. Work with the Promoting Independence Programme Manager and other Promoting Independence colleagues to ensure alignment of project priorities and interdependencies with other projects


Requirements

• Must be a PRINCE2 practitioner
• Must have extensive experience of project management or equivalent transferable skills and experience
• Significant experience working within a complex business transformation programme
• Some experience of working in local government

Financial Details

£425 per day
Mileage and Expenses are covered

Apply Now

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 516 3988/ 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk
Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Therapeutic Supervising Social Worker – Independent Fostering Agency – Norfolk, East Anglia 

  • Salary: up to £32,000 basic annual salary
  • Ref: 4919
  • Benefits: The benefits package is very attractive, including a company car + fuel card or a car allowance, a good pension scheme, and 30 days paid annual leave not including bank holidays. Private medical insurance is also being offered alongside life insurance and a great working environment.

Aurora Resourcing are recruiting on behalf of an ‘OUTSTANDING’ IFA in the East Anglia with a strong Therapeutic focus. We are looking for passionate Therapeutic Supervising Social Worker to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is perfect for a Supervising Social Worker who is keen to work for an Independent Fostering Agency with an excellent reputation and a compassionate approach to securing positive outcomes for looked after children.


We are looking for a committed social care professional with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service. You must have direct Fostering experience and current HCPC registration in order to be considered for the position.


Duties:

Monthly visits to foster carers
To offer support and supervision to foster carers
To sustain the child in placement and ensure that the five outcomes for children are being met within the foster family
To develop and maintain positive working relationships between all the professionals around the child
Attending LAC reviews
To complete annual home reviews
Monitoring and safeguarding the young person at all times

Financial Details


The basic salary is up to £32,000 per annum (plus Bonus), depending on previous experience.


The benefits package is very attractive, including a company car + fuel card or a car allowance, a good pension scheme, and 30 days paid annual leave not including bank holidays. Private medical insurance is also being offered alongside life insurance and a great working environment.


Why Choose Aurora Resourcing?

By choosing Aurora Resourcing you will open yourself to new opportunities by working with one of the market leaders specialising in the Fostering and Adoption sector. We are a bespoke, independent social care agency with the pivotal aim of providing an excellent service that is tailored to your needs and requirements.

How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk 


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Senior Social Worker Locum – Fostering and Adoption Team – Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Salary: £29.93 per hour
  • Ref: 4516
  • Benefits: The rate is £29.93 per hour Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Stoke on Trent to recruit an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join their fast paced and forward thinking Fostering and Adoption Team on a locum basis. 

The hourly rate is £29.93 per hour, this is a great platform to deepen your experience and knowledge; this could be a perfect opportunity for you. Onsite parking available to locum social workers. Locum social workers have access to the same raining and development opportunities as permanent staff members.

Duties:

Completing Form F assessments
Training Potential Foster Carers
Offering information, advice and support to children
Liaising with other teams and agencies to provide a high standard of support
Completing initial assessments, monitoring and reviewing individual cases
Assisting in the development of the service
Undertaking interviews of prospective adopters

Candidate Requirements:

Current HCPC Registration
Professional Social Work Qualification
Experience in completing Form F assessments is desirable
Experience within fostering and/or adoption as a Qualified Social Worker

Financial Details

The rate is £29.93 per hour

Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Specialist Practitioner Locum – Children's Services – Stoke on Trent – Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Salary: £32.34 per hour
  • Ref: 5481
  • Benefits: Pay rate is £32.34 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered


Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit an experienced Specialist Practitioner to work within Children's Services for a local authority in Stoke on Trent.The hourly rate is £32.34 per hour limited and mileage expenses are reimbursed, also parking is available onsite.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that within all cases, but specifically complex situations all eligible children receive good quality, in-depth assessments, robust plans with SMART planning that is appropriate to meet their needs and achieve good outcomes for children. Finally, to support less experienced members of the team and students in learning and developing skills, knowledge and expertise, by providing advice, guidance and mentoring.

The Role:

• To carry out assessments and manage plans of intervention/support/care within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Practice and/or Principal Manager.

• To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice

• To maintain a personal awareness of legislation, national and regional developments and key drives that shape and influence contemporary social work practice.

• To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with Departmental procedures, and that information required for management purposes is recorded and inputted appropriately.

• To have experience handling public law proceedings, including the completion of assessments, SWETS, Care Plans, SGO Assessments and other reports within the Court arena. 

• To be familiar with Court processes. 

• To be confident in statutory processes around children in care

Requirements:

This is a position for a Qualified Social Worker with proven experience working within a similar team
You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with at least relevant post qualification experience
You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.
Financial Details:

Pay rate is £32.34 per hour limited

Mileage and expenses are covered

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Senior Social Worker Locum –Looked After Children Team – King's Lynn, Norfolk

  • Salary: £32 per hour
  • Ref: 4398
  • Benefits: The hourly rate for this post is £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.

Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Social Workers to work within the Looked after Children Team for a local authority in King's Lynn, Norfolk.  The contract initially will be for 3 months, and is expected to be much longer due to recruitment requirements. 

Duties :

To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for Looked After children
To undertake assessments under the national assessment framework
To refer young people, families and carers to appropriate specialists services
To be responsible for a caseload allocated
To prepare reports and attend court in accordance with child care legislation
Requirements:

This is a position for a Qualified Social worker with proven experience working within a similar team
You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with relevant post qualification experience
You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.

Financial Details:

The hourly rate for this post is £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 516 3988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children with Disabilities Team  – Northamptonshire

  • Salary: £28 - £32 per hour
  • Ref: 5455
  • Benefits: Pay rate is £28 to £32 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered

Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers to work within the Children with Disabilities Team. The post is based in Northampton, please get in touch for a confidential regarding the role and others which are available.

The Role:

Strong ability to communicate with disabled children
Supporting parents, carers and the siblings of disabled children
Carry out relevant assessments
Carrying our complex safeguarding risk assessments
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
Short Breaks work

Requirements:

This is a position for a Qualified Social Worker with proven experience working within a similar team
You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with at least relevant post qualification experience
You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.

Financial Details:

Pay rate is £28 to £32 per hour limited

Mileage and expenses are covered

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children with Disabilities Team – Ilkeston, Derbyshire

  • Salary: £28 - £32 per hour
  • Ref: Ilkeston,
  • Benefits: Pay rate is £28 to £32 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered

Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers to work within the Children with Disabilities Team. The post is based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, please get in touch for a confidential regarding the role and others which are available.

The Role:

Strong ability to communicate with disabled children
Supporting parents, carers and the siblings of disabled children
Carry out relevant assessments
Carrying our complex safeguarding risk assessments
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
Short Breaks work
Requirements:

This is a position for a Qualified Social Worker with proven experience working within a similar team
You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with at least relevant post qualification experience
You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.

Financial Details:

Pay rate is £28 to £32 per hour limited

Mileage and expenses are covered

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Fostering Family Support Worker - Independent Fostering Agency – Worcester, Worcestershire

  • Salary: £18,000 - £22,500
  • Ref: 5351
  • Benefits: The salary is competitive, starting from £18,000 - £22,500 per annum (or pro rata for 9 months). Please discuss further benefits with Li Li.

Aurora Resourcing are recruiting on behalf of a well-established IFA who are seeking a passionate full time Fostering Family Support Worker for Maternity Cover (9 - 12 months fixed term) based in Worcester.

The main duties of the role will include direct work with children for task centred pieces of work and intervention, support to Foster Carers to provide strategies and therapeutic guidance in their practice and supporting the Supervising Social Workers in recruitment, supervision of carers, participation events, opportunities for children (including birth children) and planning and executing celebration events for carers and children.


The Role:

Support children and young people to complete their looked after children reviews & fostering household annual reviews
Undertake activity risk assessments
Organize and run focus groups with children and young people
Organise and co-ordinate social events days out and activities for children/foster carers
Provide regular material for the quarterly staff Newsletters
Support birth children of foster carers
Attend looked after children reviews, meetings to support foster carers, social workers, and other agencies as required
Supervise contact of looked after children where required
Other supportive tasks as requested by the fostering registered manager, the senior supervising social worker, or the supervising social worker. e.g. health and safety checks, dog and pet questionnaires at fostering households, etc.

The Candidate

Must have relevant experience of working with children in a family setting, or personal experience of supporting children.
Childcare qualifications are desirable, and you must be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle.

How to apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk 

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Home Based Supervising Social Worker – Permanent – Independent Fostering Agency – West Midlands 

  • Salary:  from £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
  • Ref: 5364
  • Benefits: The salary is from £32,000 to £35,000 per annum, which is based on previous experience. The salary will then be reviewed after the probationary period. Pension scheme Mileage 25 days of annual leave per annum.

Aurora Resourcing are recruiting on behalf of an Independent Fostering Agency who are focused on providing the best quality service to looked after children and foster families. This agency consists of a very cohesive and close-knit team of experienced social workers and staff members. This IFA welcomes new ideas and feedback to ensure that they are continuously improving. They have grown organically since incorporation and their approach confirm that they are going to continue to grow at a consistent, stable and healthy pace.
 
We are seeking a Home Based Supervising Social Worker who is eager to join an IFA where their input is valued and ideas are taken on board. We are looking for someone who is autonomous in their working, able to bring fresh ideas to the table, is keen to learn and welcomes feedback in order to further develop their social work skills. This position is a permanent home based role, therefore the ability to self-motivate is essential, you will have a local office based team to offer support and you will be involved in team meetings and other team events.

The Role:

Working within a supportive and knowledgeable team
Managing a modest size caseload of carers within a small West Midlands area, maintain regular supervision visits, support and training to ensure that a continued high quality service is delivered
Supporting the ethics and morals of the IFA
Undertaking occasional Form F assessments
Involvement in the recruitment of foster carers
 
The Candidate

A creative and innovative Supervising Social Worker who is looking for an organisation where they can make a difference and contribute to the development of the IFA
Highly ethical, honest, trustworthy and reliable team player
Must have relevant post qualification experience of working within fostering
Must be HCPC registered with a recognised social work qualification and must be able to drive and have access to own vehicle
Experience of Form F assessments and recruitment of foster carers would be ideal
Financial Details

How to Apply
 
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk 
 
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Professional Social Work Educator – Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Salary: £32 - £35 per hour
  • Ref: 5468
  • Benefits: The hourly rate is from £32 - £35 per hour, dependent on previous experience. This is a Non-case holding role.

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Northampton to recruit an experienced Practice Educator to work in the Northamptonshire Social Work Academy.

The hourly rate is from £32 - £35 per hour, dependent on previous experience. This is a Non-case holding role.

Northamptonshire Social Work Academy

The Academy was launched in October 2014, supporting up to 20 NQSWs every six months in Children's Social Services. Through a structured programme of induction and supported practice skills learning, the Academy guides and supports NQSWs through their AYSE.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Undertake reflective supervision, teaching and practise assessment of NQSWs
Supporting and providing guidance to NQSW’s within their AYSE
Ensure the ASYE programme meets the quality assurance standards as set out by the College of Social Work
Support continued professional development of social workers within the wider workforce
Build a culture of high quality by ensuring that the Council's safeguarding and children's arrangements work effectively
Consult with relevant stakeholders including HEIs, ensuring quality assurance of the practise learning opportunities.

Candidate Requirements:

Current HCPC Registration
Must be a Level 2 Practice Educator
Able to drive across the county
Experienced in providing supervision including reflective supervision
Experience of ASYE programme and newly qualified SWs or students
Experience of direct social work with children & families
Experience of delivering practical based training would be ideal
Financial Details

£32 - £35 per hour dependent on experience

Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Senior Social Workers Locum –– Child Protection Teams – Worcester, Worcestershire

  • Salary: £29.93 per hour
  • Ref: 4840
  • Benefits: A competitive salary of £29.93 per hour limited   Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Worcester to recruit experienced Qualified Social Workers to join their fast paced Child Protection Teams on a locum basis. We are currently seeking Qualified Social Workers with the skills and experience to be able to become a valued member of the team.

The hourly rate is £29.93 per hour limited, this is a great platform to deepen your experience and knowledge; this could be a perfect opportunity for you. 

Duties (not exhaustive):

    Working with children subject to child protection plans
    Assessment and care development
    Working with children looked after
    Undertaking various investigations
    Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court

Candidate Requirements:

Be a qualified Social Worker and to hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
To have prior experience working within a similar team
Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.
Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, and along with good IT skills and a flexible approach to work
 
Financial Details

A competitive salary of £29.93 per hour limited
 
Mileage and expenses are reimbursed
 
Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Qualified Social Worker - Transitions Team – Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Salary: £28 - £32 per hour + mileage
  • Ref: 5469
  • Benefits: £28 - £32 per hour + mileage

Aurora Resourcing are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join a Transition Team on a locum basis. This role will be based in Northampton.

The Role and Responsibilities:        

The Transitions Service within Adult Social Services provides statutory social work interventions for young adults. 
All cases coming through to Transitions will require social care interventions to young people and adults with complex and longer term conditions, and younger people moving into adulthood. 
The Care Act also stipulates that preparation for adulthood should begin well before the young person reaches the age of 18. It is therefore crucial that the Transitions Team are able to begin the process of co-working, and complete the adult assessment and support plan at an appropriate stage prior to the young person’s 18th birthday.
This is to ensure that all steps are being taken to work in conjunction with child care colleagues to prepare the young person for adulthood, and ensure that post 18 eligible needs are met in the most cost effective and seamless manner.
This also includes due consideration being given to duties under the Mental Capacity Act, and where necessary, Court of Protection applications being prepared where court authorised restrictions to liberty are required post 18, when parental responsibility ceases.

The Candidate:

Qualified Social Worker with proven experience
Experience working with children and adults
HCPC registered

How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Adult Hospital Team – Worcester – Worcester, Worcestershire

  • Salary: £23,26 + Mileage
  • Ref: 5392
  • Benefits: The rate is £23.26 per hour Mileage is reimbursed.

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker to work on a locum contract for a local authority in Worcester working within the Hospital Discharge Team. The hourly rate is and they are offering a competitive rate and this is an excellent contract for anyone seeking flexibility and continuity.

Duties, Responsibilities & Candidate

To ensure the needs of service users, who meet eligibility criteria, are met in an appropriate way which promotes independence and well-being and achieves best value.
On the basis of assessed needs, arrange, develop and purchase individual packages of care - which are then monitored and reviewed.
To provide a social care perspective, within a multidisciplinary setting, to address the needs of adults and safeguard adults, including those with mental health problems, in both the community and hospital, under the terms of the NHS and Community Care Act 1990, the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) and other relevant legislation.

Financial Details

The rate is £23.26 per hour

Mileage is reimbursed.

The Candidate

In order to be considered for this position you must be a HCPC / Care Council Registered Qualified Social Worker with relevant post qualifying experience. You must also be a car driver with the ability and willingness to travel independently and to work flexibly.

How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Locum Social Workers Needed – West Sussex – West Sussex

  • Salary: Dependant on role and experience
  • Ref: 4823
  • Benefits: Mileage

Aurora Resourcing are looking to recruit a number of qualified and experienced Interim Social Work Professionals across West Sussex to join our fast growing network in both Children & Adults Services.

We currently have multiple opportunities available across West in both Children’s and Adults teams for Social Workers, Senior Social Workers and Managers and are able to offer highly competitive hourly rates for experienced candidates of between £24 - £42ph depending on skills and level of role.

We have a straight forward registration process that makes it easy and stress free for you and we also offer to cover the cost of a DBS if required.

You will need to be a Qualified Social Worker and hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration, with some post qualified experience so that you can hit the ground running in an exciting locum role.

For more information, please call 01215163981 / 07950231191 and speak with Jay Lawrence in confidence. Alternatively you can email your interest or CV to jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk and we will be in touch with more information.

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunity and equality recruitment agency.

Supervising Social Worker – Independent Fostering Agency – East Anglia

  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Ref: 4919
  • Benefits: we offer a competitive salary, starting from £28,000 to £32,000, depending on the candidate’s level of experience.

Aurora Resourcing is recruiting on behalf of an ‘OUTSTANDING’ IFA in the East Anglia region. We are looking for passionate Therapeutic Supervising Social Worker to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is perfect for a Supervising Social Worker who is keen to work for an Independent Fostering Agency with a Therapeutic approach to securing positive outcomes for looked after children.

We are looking for a committed social care professional with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service.

A competitive salary alongside a great package is being offered, this is a great opportunity to join a well-established IFA with the aim of creating positive change in the lives of children and families.

The Role:
• Your role is to be the vital link between the IFA, placing authorities and the therapeutically trained foster families, ensuring that the children achieve their full potential.
• The ability to communicate and establish relationships with the foster carers and children is pivotal in providing the necessary support to these families.

The Candidate:
It would be also be advantageous if you bring direct fostering or therapeutic childcare experience, in addition to a social work qualification.
The candidate must also be HCPC registered and must be able to drive.

Also, there is a discretionary annual bonus, company car and fuel card OR a monthly car allowance. The candidate will also receive a laptop and mobile phone. Private medical insurance is also being offered alongside a good pension, life insurance and a great working environment.

How to Apply:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Supervising Social Worker – Maternity Cover - Independent Fostering Agency – Warwickshire

  • Salary: £32,000 per annum
  • Ref: 5429
  • Benefits: The salary is up to £32,000 per annum (pro rata to 9 months), depending on previous experience. The benefits package is very attractive, including a work laptop and mobile, company car + fuel card or a car allowance, 30 days paid annual leave per year not including bank holidays + other benefits.

Aurora Resourcing is recruiting on behalf of an ‘OUTSTANDING’ Independent Fostering Agency in the Warwickshire area with a strong Therapeutic focus. We are looking for passionate Supervising Social Worker, this role is for Maternity Cover, a minimum of 9 months. This role will be covering the Leicestershire area, and the caseload will be low.

We are looking for a committed social care professional with a sound knowledge of fostering legislation and practice issues who will be able to continue to deliver the same high standards of service. You must have direct Fostering experience and current HCPC registration in order to be considered for the position.

A competitive salary alongside a great package is being offered, up to £32,000 per annum and a great benefits package, please discuss with Li Li for further details.

Duties:
• Monthly visits to foster carers
• To offer support and supervision to foster carers
• To sustain the child in placement and ensure that the five outcomes for children are being met within the foster family
• To develop and maintain positive working relationships between all the professionals around the child
• Attending LAC reviews
• To complete annual home reviews
• Monitoring and safeguarding the young person at all times


Why Choose Aurora Resourcing?

By choosing Aurora Resourcing you will open yourself to new opportunities by working with one of the market leaders specialising in the Fostering and Adoption sector. We are a bespoke, independent social care agency with the pivotal aim of providing an excellent service that is tailored to your needs and requirements.

How to Apply:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children in Care Team – Suffolk

  • Salary: £26 - £28 per hour
  • Ref: 1111
  • Benefits: £26 - £28 per hour plus mileage

Aurora Resourcing is working with a local authority in Suffolk who currently require a locum Children in Care Social Worker. You will be joining a welcoming team committed to helping change the lives of children and young people for the better.

This position is 3 - 6 months initially with potential for perm should this suit your requirements. Perfect for a Social Worker living locally, in surrounding areas or those seeking to relocate to a tranquil town!

Duties:
- Ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families, according to their assessed needs
- Deliver good outcomes for children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
- Undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person-centred approach, investigation, and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.
- Lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.
- Assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs
- With minimal supervision, undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person-centered approach, monitoring, co-ordinating and review of care plans.

Requirements:
- HCPC registered
- Driver with your own vehicle
- Proven experience working in a Children in care Team
- Knowledge of all current legislation

Additional Information:
£26 - £28 per hour

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Practice Manager - Looked After Children – Sussex

  • Salary: tbd
  • Ref: 1110
  • Benefits: generous rates of pay plus mileage

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a local authority in Sussex to recruit an experienced Practice Manager to lead their exciting, fast paced and forward thinking Looked After Children team on a locum basis.

As a practice manager, you will have previous experience of managing a social work team and will have a career background in LAC. You will support LAC social workers across 3 locations in Sussex.

Responsibilities:

- Developed to provide supervision, case direction, and decisions to a small team of social workers and support workers
- Responsible for the allocation of work
- Quality assurance
- Provide direct supervision to social workers
- Oversight of assessments and interventions
- Ensure that practice is of a good quality and meets the needs of children who are at risk of sexual exploitation.

Candidate:

- Experienced Social Worker within CSE teams
- Experience of working at a Managerial level
- Full understanding of all relevant legislation
- Hold current HCPC registration

To Note:
- Rate for this role is negotiable based on experience.
- Mileage and Expenses Reimbursed

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Rebecca in confidence on 0121 516 3987

Please also check out the website for further opportunities: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Team Manager Locum – Children Assessment Team – Cambridgeshire

  • Salary: £35 - £38
  • Ref: 5423
  • Benefits: £35/38 PER HOUR PLUS MILEAGE

Aurora Resourcing are working with a Local Authority in Cambridgeshire to find them a Team Manager for their Assessment Team on a locum basis

You’ll be responsible for developing and ensuring high-quality service provision for children’s assessment team, providing leadership to operational teams.

In initiating and delivering strategies and plans you’ll work closely with other areas of children’s services, partners, and other agencies and ensure that performance expectations are known and understood by all staff.

This is a locum post that is due to last a minimum of 3 months with the rate set at £41 an hour.

The Role:

This post is a designated Team Manager responsible for the line management of a team of people and delivering an element of the service.

- To support the Councils visions and priorities both internally and externally
- To identify and address individual development needs and manage the performance of team members.           
- To prioritise and plan team objectives
- To identify and highlight resource issues to the Service Delivery Manager
- To ensure team meet their objectives and targets within agreed timeframes
- To apply please send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk.

If you have any queries please call Rebecca on 0121 516 3987.

Team Manager Locum – Children and Families Team – WOLVERHAMPTON

  • Salary: £39.07 per hour
  • Ref: 5406
  • Benefits: Pay Rate is £39.07 per hour Mileage and Expenses are covered

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a local authority in Wolverhampton to recruit a Team Manager for the Children and Families Team. We are seeking an experienced Team Manager with extensive statutory work experience. The hourly rate is £39.07 for this Locum/Interim post.

Main Activities & Responsibilities:
• Be responsible for Social Workers and monitor day to day performance of the team and challenge where appropriate. Also offering support advice and guidance to the Social Workers regarding safeguarding.
• To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for vulnerable or at risk children.
• To Chair monthly meetings and provide monthly supervision to the team.
• The successful candidate will receive support and training.
The Candidate
• Must have management experience within a Children’s Team
• Up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation
• Possess strong leadership and motivational skills
• Hold current HCPC registration



Apply Now:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 516 3988/ 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk
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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Child Protection Team – – Wolverhampton

  • Salary: £28 per hour
  • Ref: 5405
  • Benefits: Hourly rate is £28 per hour Mileage and expenses are reimbursed



Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a local authority in Wolverhampton to recruit experienced Qualified Social Workers to join the Child Protection Team on a locum basis. The hourly rate is £28 per hour, this is an excellent opportunity for Locum Qualified Social Workers in the area to further develop their experience.

Duties:
• Working with children subject to child protection plans
• Assessment and care development
• Working with children looked after
• Undertaking various investigations
• Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court
Candidate Requirements:
• Be a qualified Social Worker and to hold HCPC/Care Council registration
• To have prior experience working within a similar team
• Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.


Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk
Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Children's Team Manager - Perm - Surrey – Surrey

  • Salary: £43,000 - £46,000
  • Ref: 4785
  • Benefits: £43,000 - £46,000

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a large local authority in the South East to recruit an experienced Team Manager to join their Children's Services.

This well established and welcoming Authority in Surrey offers a competitive salary with additional benefits, including a relocation package - an exciting opportunity for those who live in a commutable distance or those looking for a change of scenery!

The Role:

You’ll be an experienced social care manager; motivated, an excellent communicator, data competent, experienced in quality improvement and budget management keen to develop your career

You will be expected to provide accurate, timely monitoring and activity reports on service delivery. In return, this forward-thinking, developing council offer a compelling career opportunity with scope to shape service delivery working alongside health and other practitioners to provide a wide range of high-quality resources to support children and their families.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing and ensuring high-quality service provision for children and families, providing leadership to operational teams. Leading three or four teams you will determine priorities, assess needs and safeguard children to promote positive outcomes in line with national standards.

Requirements:
• Qualified with Social Care Degree/Diploma
• Recent and relevant experience working within a Frontline Team
• HCPC / Care Council registered

Apply!
For more information about this role, please call Rebecca for a confidential chat on 0121 516 3987 or email your up-to-date CV rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk – I look forward to hearing from you.

Senior Social Worker Perm - Children with Disabilities – Surrey

  • Salary: £39,500-£43,000
  • Ref: 5388
  • Benefits: £39,500-£43,000

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a large local authority in the South East to recruit a Senior Social Worker to join their Children with Disabilities Team.

This well established and welcoming Authority in Surrey offers a competitive salary with additional benefits, including a relocation package - an exciting opportunity for those who live in a commutable distance or those looking for a change of scenery!

The Role:
• The role will entail court work and assessment report writing, chairing meetings and care planning for children and families
• This role includes Children with Disabilities, Child In Need and Child Protection Work
• Contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
• To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children
• Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
• For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
• To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH Guidelines and timescales
• To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
• To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
• To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work

Requirements:
• Qualified with Social Care Degree/Diploma
• Recent and relevant experience working within a Frontline Team
• HCPC / Care Council registered

Apply!
For more information about this role, please call Rebecca for a confidential chat on 0121 516 3987 or email your up-to-date CV rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk – I look forward to hearing from you.

Social Work - Child Assessment Team - Perm – Surrey

  • Salary: £33,000 - £38,000 plus benefits
  • Ref: 5387
  • Benefits: £33,000 - £38,000 plus benefits

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a large local authority in the South East to recruit a Qualified Social Worker to join their Assessment Team.

This well established and welcoming Authority in Surrey offers a competitive salary with additional benefits, including a relocation package - an exciting opportunity for those who live in a commutable distance or those looking for a change of scenery!

The Role:
• You will be expected to undertake complex cases including assessment and management of risks
• You will be recognised by peers as a source of reliable knowledge and expertise
• Demonstrate critical knowledge of a range of theories and models for social work intervention.
• Oversee the teaching and assessment of social work students carrying out practice learning placements as required.
• Required to give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings

Requirements:
• Qualified with Social Care Degree/Diploma
• Recent and relevant experience working within a Frontline Team
• HCPC / Care Council registered


Apply!
For more information about this role, please call Rebecca for a confidential chat on 0121 516 3987 or email your up-to-date CV rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk – I look forward to hearing from you

Social Work - Child Protection Team – Surrey

  • Salary: £33,000 - £38,300
  • Ref: 5386
  • Benefits: £33,000 - £38,300 plus benefits

Aurora Resourcing is working closely with a large local authority in Surrey to recruit a Qualified Social Worker to join their Child Protection Team.

This well established and welcoming Authority offer competitive salary with additional benefits - an exciting opportunity for those who live in a commutable distance or those looking to relocate!

The Role:
• You will hold an allocated caseload of complex cases to protect vulnerable children, manage risk effectively, strengthen emotional resilience, and address underlying causes impacting negatively on their development through interventions with children and their families.
• You will aim to develop positive, trusting, relationships with children and their families to achieve positive change and with other professionals to promote collaborative working.
• You will work in an integrated multi-disciplinary manner to ensure the service meets, as effectively and efficiently as possible, the identified best possible outcomes for children and young people and their families.
•You will undertake court work and report writing, so must be competent and confident in undertaking court work.

Requirements:
• Qualified with Social Care Degree/Diploma
• Recent and relevant experience working within a Frontline Team
• HCPC / Care Council registered

Apply!
For more information about this role, please call Rebecca for a confidential chat on 0121 516 3987 or email your up-to-date CV rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk – I look forward to hearing from you.

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children’s MASH Team – Dudley – Dudley

  • Salary: £29.93 per hour + mileage
  • Ref: 5309
  • Benefits: Pay rate is up to £29.93 per hour Mileage and expenses are covered


Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers to work within the Children’s Safeguarding Team for a local authority in Dudley, West Midlands. This is perfect for Social Workers situated in this region looking to expand their experience within Children’s Social Care.


The Role and Requirements:
• As a Qualified Social Worker you will have a sound knowledge of the relevant legislation required to do the role.
• You will have experience of working in a frontline team with a thorough understanding of thresholds and universal services.
• Within this position you will be required to be the first point of contact for all referrals to the service including early intervention, disabled children and the children’s hospital team.
• As a Qualified Social Worker you will work closely with partner agencies and the MASH social workers, duty team support officers and social work assistants who will act as researchers collating information.
• Holding current HCPC registration you will have at least relevant experience.
• You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.


Apply Now!
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Project Qualified Social Workers Locum – Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

  • Salary: £275 + MILEAGE
  • Ref: 5352
  • Benefits: The daily rate for this post is £275, mileage is 45p per mile.

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Norfolk to recruit experienced Qualified Social workers to join the Children’s Assessment Team, Family Intervention Team, LAC Team, Leaving Care Team and Children with Disabilities Team in Great Yarmouth. These posts are offering very competitive daily rates (£275), and business mileage is also offered.

The daily rate for this post is very competitive, £275 per day, mileage is 45p per mile.

Children’s Teams in Great Yarmouth
• Children’s Assessment Team
• Family Intervention Team
• LAC Team
• Leaving Care Team
• Children with Disabilities Team
Requirements
• You will have HCPC registration
• Have a thorough knowledge and experience of relevant legislation, statutory guidance and regulations and relevant experience in Children’s Services.


How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Adoption Assessment Team Manager - Hertfordshire – Hertfordshire

  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
  • Ref: 5478
  • Benefits: A competitive salary of £40,000 - £44,500 per annum, plus many benefits! Please discuss with Rebecca for further details.

Aurora Resourcing is working in partnership with a very well established and reputable Adoption Agency in Hertfordshire. This Adoption Agency has been rated 'OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted and they are currently seeking an Adoption Assessment Team Manager for a full time (35 hours per week) and permanent basis.

Closing date for application: 30th June 2018

The main responsibilities of the Adoption Assessment Team Manager are in managing the adoption assessment process in accordance with applicable Statute, Regulations, Statutory Guidance, Adoption Standards, agency policies and procedures and good practice. Please discuss with Rebecca for further information regarding the role and adoption agency

Duties Of The Role

- Managing complex telephone queries regarding assessment, eligibility and suitability as they relate to agency policy and procedures;
- Overseeing initial enquiries and interviews and making decisions with regard to the acceptance of the Registration of Interest Form, with reference to agency policy and procedure;
- Managing Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the adoption assessment process, along with quality assuring and managing the independent sessional assessors
- Supervising the Senior Practitioner/s in his/her work, and also the work of the administrative staff
- Regularly report to the Senior Management Team and attend management meetings as requested

Requirements:

- Must have a professional social work qualification and HCPC registration including evidence of CPD
- Hold a management qualification at NVQ LEVEL 4 or equivalent, or above, or have the skills, experience and commitment to undertake such training on appointment
- Must have extensive experience in child social care and adoption work
- Must have experience of managing social workers or holding management responsibilities including, supervising, coaching, and/or mentoring staff

Financial Details And How To Apply:

A competitive salary of £40,000 - £44,500 per annum, plus many benefits! Please discuss with Rebecca for further details.

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Rebecca in confidence.

Aurora Resourcing is an equal opportunity and equality recruitment agency

Homebased Supervising Social Worker – Permanent - Independent Fostering Agency – West Midlands – West Midlands

  • Salary: £31,000 to £33,500 per annum, based on previous e
  • Ref: 5350
  • Benefits: • The salary from £31,000 to £33,500 per annum, based on previous experience. • Pension scheme • Private Healthcare • Mileage • 25 days of annual leave


Aurora Resourcing is recruiting on behalf of a not for profit Independent Fostering Agency specialising in supporting children with disabilities. This not for profit IFA are looking for someone who shares their values and is passionate about securing positive outcomes for children who have a disability and the specialist foster carers.

We are seeking a Supervising Social Worker who is very child focused on their social work practice. The successful social worker will be home-based and have a local office based team to offer support and you will be required to go the office occasionally. We are looking for someone who is autonomous in their working and is able to cover parts of the West Midlands region and the border of Staffordshire, the caseload is very low, around 10 carers.

If you are seeking a change from a local authority setting, this would be ideal for you, due to the low caseload and ways of working of this, not for profit, specialist Independent Fostering Agency.

The Role:
• Managing a small size caseload of carers within a small area, maintain regular supervision visits, support and training to ensure that a continued high quality service is delivered
• Working alongside local authorities, and ensuring a high standard of quality of service at all times
• Managing your own diary and time effectively, as this role requires a lot of home-based working
• Working within a supportive and knowledgeable team, and occasionally going to the office for meetings and training
• Undertaking occasional Form F assessments

Requirements:
• Must have relevant post qualification experience of working within fostering
• Have knowledge of working with children with disabilities
• Must be HCPC registered with a recognised social work qualification and must be able to drive

Financial Details:
• The salary from £31,000 to £33,500 per annum, based on previous experience.
• Pension scheme
• Private Healthcare
• Mileage
• 25 days of annual leave

Why Choose Aurora Resourcing?

By choosing Aurora Resourcing you will open yourself to new opportunities by working with one of the market leaders specialising in the Fostering and Adoption sector. We are a bespoke, independent social care agency with the pivotal aim of providing an excellent service that is tailored to your needs and requirements.


How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Fostering Social Worker - London - Locum – London

  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Ref: 0016
  • Benefits: negotiable based on experience

Aurora Resourcing is looking for an experienced and qualified Social Worker to take on an exciting new fostering locum position in South East London. If you are enthusiastic, kind and passionate about working in the sector, you will enjoy working for this established Local Authority.

Summary of Duties:

- You will be responsible for the recruitment, training, assessing of foster carers
- Support foster carers throughout the fostering process and maintain support beyond
- Working in partnership with other team members in order to provide the most appropriate service for looked after children, young people, and foster families
- Contribute to the smooth running of the agency as an integral member of the team
- Work alongside a supportive and experienced team that enables children to achieve outstanding outcomes
- Responsible for coordinating packages of support for foster carers and children/young people in their care

Requirements:

- Qualified social worker
- HCPC registered
- Driver with own vehicle
- Experience working within a fostering team
- Experience working with fostering carers, children and young families
- Must be able to work 5 days

Additional information:

Rates for this role are negotiable depending on experience

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk



To see other roles then please visit the Aurora Resourcing  website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children in Care – London

  • Salary: £28 - £38
  • Ref: 0015
  • Benefits: Rates for this role is negotiable and will be dependant on experience.

Aurora Resourcing is working with a local authority in South West London. You will be joining a team committed to helping change the lives of children and young people for the better.

The Role:

- Ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families, according to their assessed needs
- Deliver good outcomes for children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
- Undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, investigation and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.
- Lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.
- Assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs
- With minimal supervision, undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person-centred approach, monitoring, coordinating and review of care plans.

The Candidate:

- HCPC registered
- Social Care Qualification - Degree/Diploma
- Driver with your own vehicle
- Proven experience working in a Children in care Team
- Knowledge of all current legislation

Additional Information:
Rates for this role is negotiable and will be dependant on experience.

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children and Families Team– Wrexham – Wrexham

  • Salary: £24.92 per hour
  • Ref: 4450
  • Benefits: Financial Details: The pay rate is £24.92 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered


Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit Qualified Social Workers to work within the Children and Families Team for a local authority in Wrexham.

The post is based in Wrexham and is perfect for Social Workers situated in this region. The local authority is focused on creating positive change in the lives of vulnerable children; hence we’re looking for Qualified Social Workers who have a dedicated attitude with the aim of making a lasting difference

The hourly rate is capped at £24.92 per hour limited and mileage expenses are reimbursed. Please get in touch for further details regarding other available positions

The Role:
• Your main focus will be on helping children and their families to cope with social, emotional and environmental problems so they can live their lives as fully as possible in the community.
• You will hold an allocated caseload to protect vulnerable children, manage risk effectively, strengthen emotional resilience, and address underlying causes impacting negatively on their development through interventions with children and their families.
• You will work in an integrated multi-disciplinary manner to ensure the service meets, as effectively and efficiently as possible, the identified best possible outcomes for children and young people and their families. You will undertake court work and report writing

Requirements:
• This is a position for a Qualified Social worker with proven post qualification experience working within a similar team
• You must be HCPC / Care Council registered
• You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.


How to Apply:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk
Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children with Disabilities Team – Sussex

  • Salary: £25 - £30 per hour
  • Ref: 5375
  • Benefits: The hourly rate is £28 per hour, plus mileage is reimbursed

Aurora Resourcing is currently looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker to work in for a local authority in Sussex to work in a Children with Disabilities Team on a locum basis.

Responsibilities:

- This role includes Children with Disabilities, Child In Need and Child Protection Work
- Contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
- To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
- For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
- To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH Guidelines and timescales
- To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
- To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
- To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work


The Candidate:

We are looking to hear from HCPC Registered Qualified Social Workers with a relevant post qualifying experience. It is also essential that you hold the full UK driving licence and have access to your own car as travelling is necessary to this position.

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Rebecca in confidence on 0121 5163987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Fostering Assessment Manager - Kent – Kent

  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
  • Ref: 5371
  • Benefits: Benefits and Salary: - Salary is £35,000 to £40,000  - 30 days annual leave - Life insurance, Private Healthcare, and Pension

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Fostering Assessment Manager. Aurora Resourcing is working with a well established, highly successful IFA to recruit for a Fostering Assessment Manager for their fostering and adoption service. The ideal candidate will manage the assessment process of potential foster parents. Your duty will be to work with the assessment team to continually develop and improve the quality and efficiency of the foster parent recruitment process.

Duties:

- Manage the social work assessors, both independent SW and internal SW staff in delivering the assessment to a deadline, through phone, email, face to face and the web forum
- Lead, motivate, nurture and manage your team
- Decision making regarding each assessment and effective communication with families
- Quality assure each assessment for social work content
- Process statutory checks and references
- Manage the timing of assessments in line with panel availability to ensure efficiency, liaising effectively with the Panel Manager and Panel Chair as required
- Oversee delivery of each family file quality assured family file into the organisation.
- Provide reports/statistics to the Operations Manager and Management on families in assessment, as required.
- Contracting and day to day issues
- Produce clear and concise assessor guidelines.
- To recruit suitably qualified assessors.
- Contract with third party organisations for the utilisation of assessors where appropriate.
- Provide an assessor training programme, either individually or in groups to provide clarity over BtB ethos

Requirements:
-HCPC Registered
-Social Care Qualification
-Significant management experience in children's services
-Considerable post qualification experience within fostering and adoption services
-Able to demonstrable experience in driving change in a commercial environment
-A strong commitment to improving outcomes for looked after children and young people and providing secure high-quality foster care provision
-Experience in performance management is essential


How to Apply:
Simply send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk and someone will be in touch to discuss the role confidentially. You can also call 0121 516 3987 or further information on the role and the company.

Qualified Social Worker - Family Support Team - Surrey – Surrey

  • Salary: £31 per hour
  • Ref: 5370
  • Benefits: £31 per hour plus mileage and benefits Fantastic rate of pay Travel Expenses contribution Ongoing Support Crucial Frontline Experience for Career Progression

Aurora Resourcing is delighted to advertise this role on behalf of a Local Authority in Surrey. They are currently seeking to recruit experienced, caring Children’s Social Workers to work in their Family Support Team on a locum contract.

This local authority has a great reputation in the area for being a forward-thinking, caring authority that looks after their social workers and offers ongoing support for Interim staff joining their busy, friendly team. There are two roles available within this authority at present. Ideal candidates will be able to hit the ground running. They need to be able to pick up a full caseload and work well independently and as part of a team. 

Duties:

- Be able to work a full complex caseload including court work
- Undertaking Assessments
- Developing, implementing and reviewing action plans.
- Supervising Support Workers
- Chairing action plan meetings
- Independent Work as well as teamwork

You will:

- Be a qualified Social Worker
- Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
- Prior experience working with a similar team
Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection, children in need & court proceedings.
- Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal
- Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work

How to Apply:

Please send your CV now to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk.

You can also call me on 0121 516 0544 for a chat about the role.

QSW - Leaving Care Team - London – London

  • Salary: £30 - £32
  • Ref: 1113
  • Benefits: Pay rate £30 - £32 per hour Mileages and expenses paid

Aurora Resourcing is working with a Local Authority in an inner London borough to recruit a Qualified Social Worker to work as part of their leaving care team, working specifically with children with disabilities, aged 16 years and above.  This is a locum position with around 3 months, and it will then be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Role:

- Providing a high standard of social work support to young people aged 16 years and above and Asylum young people, living in and leaving care to improve their life chances, safety, accommodation needs, education and employment, finances and independence skills.
- Improving safeguarding arrangements, assessments, preparation and planning for care leavers.
- Assisting young people in a range of practical, personal, social and financial help to enable independence and help young people to become contributing citizens in their community
- Liaising with and developing partnerships with other agencies and services in order to provide a full range of choices and options for young people
- Undertaking 1:1 and group work with young people aimed at practical support and preparation for leaving care

The Candidate:

You must be an HCPC registered Qualified Social Worker and have experience of working in the care leavers team, experience with 16+ age range is also beneficial but not essential. 

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Rebecca in confidence on 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

Aurora Resourcing is an equal opportunity and equality recruitment agency

Supervising Social Worker - London – Stratford

  • Salary: up to £36k
  • Ref: 8887
  • Benefits: Up to £36,000 On call allowance - £100 every 6 weeks.


Aurora Resourcing is working closely with an IFA who are looking to recruit a Supervising Social Worker on a permanent basis. This role is based in Stratford, London. Our client is focused primarily on the well-being of families and children.

The ideal candidate for this role would be passionate, driven individual who can fit in with this culture. The ideal SSW will be someone who shares the same drive, determination, enthusiasm, and commitment and wants to make a lasting impact on the lives of children.

The Role:
• To contribute to the effective day to day practice of the Fostering Service.
• Recruit, assess, train and support foster carers, working in partnership with other team members in order to provide a high quality and safe service for our foster families and the children/young people they look after.
• Promote great outcomes for all children and young people
• Actively engage in and uphold the values of the agency.

You will have:
• Qualified Social Worker with experience in a Fostering Team
• Be up to date on childcare legislation, regulations and guidance set out for fostering services
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to self-motivate and work using your own initiative

Additional Information:
Up to £36,000 plus on call allowance - £100 every 6 weeks.
If you would like to apply, then please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987 for a confidential chat or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk To see other roles then please visit the Aurora Resourcing website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk.

Qualified Senior Social Worker - Child Protection Team - Surrey – Surrey

  • Salary: £33 - £36
  • Ref: 5361
  • Benefits: A competitive rate of £33 - £36 per hour Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Aurora Resourcing is delighted to advertise this fantastic opportunity on behalf of a local authority in Surrey. This local authority is looking to appoint a Qualified Senior Social Worker to join their Child Protection Team on a locum basis. This local authority offers competitive pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team and excellent support. 

The hourly rate is up to £35 per hour limited and the contract is for an initial 3 month period, and the on a rolling basis thereafter.


Duties:

- Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court
- You will provide the social work service of assessment of need, care planning and, as appropriate, child protection investigation
- You will prevent the separation of children from their families where possible
- Ensure that children and young people are adequately protected in line with departmental policy, procedures and relevant legislation
- Support alternative permanent care for children who have to be separated from their families in a timely fashion
- Supervise fostering & adoption arrangements
- Act as a mentor to social workers and support their development
- Assess and manage the risk involved in protecting vulnerable children and young people
- Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court

Candidate Requirements:

- Be a qualified Social Worker and to hold HCPC/Care Council registration
- To have prior experience working within a similar team
- Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.
 
Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Rebecca in confidence on 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Project Qualified Social Workers Locum – Children's Teams Team – Long Stratton, Norfolk – Norfolk

  • Salary: £275 (around £36.60 per hour)
  • Ref: 5359
  • Benefits: The daily rate for this post is £275 (around £36.60 per hour), mileage is 45p per mile.


Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Norfolk to recruit experienced Qualified Social workers to join the Children’s Assessment Team, Family Intervention Team and Looked After Children's Team in Long Stratton (near to Norwich). These posts are offering very competitive daily rates ( £275), and business mileage is also offered.

The daily rate for this post is very competitive, £275 (around £36.60 per hour), mileage is 45p per mile.

Children’s Teams in Long Stratton
• Children’s Assessment Team
• Family Intervention Team
• LAC Team
Requirements
• You will have HCPC registration
• Have a thorough knowledge and experience of relevant legislation, statutory guidance and regulations and relevant experience in Children’s Services.

Financial & Application Details

The daily rate for this post is £275 (around £36.60 per hour), mileage is 45p per mile.

How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Qualified Childrens Social Workers - Sussex – Sussex

  • Salary: £28 - £38
  • Ref: 8819
  • Benefits: additional benefits plus competitive hourly rate of pay

Aurora Resourcing is looking to recruit a number of qualified, experienced Interim Children’s Social workers to join our growing network, for locum, interim and permanent opportunities across West and East Sussex towns.

Aurora Resourcing works closely with local authorities within the county, recruiting exceptional roles. We are a fast-growing, independent boutique recruitment agency with the sole specialism in social work.  

Salary is starting from £28 per hour to £38 per hour dependent on the role
Mileage and expenses are covered

You must have:
•    Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
•    Post qualification experience within social work
•    Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
•    Be a car driver with the ability to travel throughout the area as required

Register your interest now and send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk.
If you have any questions please call Rebecca on 0121 5163987

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Qualified Childrens Social Workers -Surrey – Surrey

  • Salary: £28 - £38
  • Ref: 8821
  • Benefits: benefits and additional bonuses

Aurora Resourcing is looking to recruit a number of qualified, experienced Interim Children’s Social workers to join our growing network, for locum, interim and permanent opportunities in the Surrey area.

Aurora Resourcing works closely with local authorities within the county, recruiting exceptional roles. We are a fast-growing, independent boutique recruitment agency with the sole specialism in social work.  

Salary is starting from £28 per hour to £38 per hour dependent on the role
Mileage and expenses are covered

You must have:
•    Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
•    Post qualification experience within social work
•    Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
•    Be a car driver with the ability to travel throughout the area as required

Register your interest now and send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk.
If you have any questions please call Rebecca on 0121 5163987

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Qualified Locum Social Workers - Berkshire – Berkshire

  • Salary: £28 - £38
  • Ref: 8821
  • Benefits: £28 - £38 plus mileage and additional benefits

Aurora Resourcing is looking to recruit a number of qualified, experienced Interim Children’s Social workers to join our growing network, for locum, interim and permanent opportunities in the Berkshire area.

Aurora Resourcing works closely with local authorities within the county, recruiting exceptional roles. We are a fast-growing, independent boutique recruitment agency with the sole specialism in social work.

Salary is starting from £28 per hour to £38 per hour dependent on the role
Mileage and expenses are covered

You must have:
• Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
• Post qualification experience within social work
• Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
• Be a car driver with the ability to travel throughout the area as required

Register your interest now and send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk.
If you have any questions please call Rebecca on 0121 5163987

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Adults and Older People Community Social Worker - Sussex – Sussex

  • Salary: £33 per hour
  • Ref: 8856
  • Benefits: Benefits: - A RoP in the region of £30 - £33 per hour depending on experience - Mileage paid towards any travelBeautiful surroundings in the coastal town - Invaluable experience working within a busy Adult Care Team - Support from a dedicated and successful team of staff

Aurora Resourcing is currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced Adult Social Worker to join the Community Adults and Older Persons Team in a sunny coastal town of Sussex. This local council is committed to securing the best outcomes for vulnerable adults and older people are dedicated to providing advice and support to both service users and their carers.

You will be managing a complex caseload and will be required to work to support people in their own homes, identifying and assessing the risk to safeguard vulnerable adults and older people.

The applicant must have skills of a multi-disciplinary team working, and have the ability to work independently and work as an autonomous professional and based on needs and risks of the individual take appropriate action, in conjunction with other agencies, to protect and safeguard adults at risk. Required to manage an agreed caseload and complete fast turnover of casework.



Requirements:

- HCPC Registered
-Experience of organising and managing support packages
- Excellent communication/computer/written skills
- Ability to build strong working relationships
- Ability to plan and organise an own workload and meet targets and deadlines
- Knowledge of all relevant legislation
- Ability to deal with sensitive issues and a nonjudgments approach
- Similar experience within Adult social care with skills that are transferable


Aurora Resourcing is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers. We focus on you as an individual, giving you a personal one to one service throughout the full recruitment process and subsequently when you have successfully taken up your new post.

To find out more or to apply please call Rebecca George on 0121 516 3987 email your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker Permanent – Childrens Services- MASH Team – Surrey

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 8896
  • Benefits: A competitive salary based on your experience with additional benefits.

Aurora Resourcing is delighted to be working in partnership with a Local Authority in Surrey who currently seek a caring, experienced Qualified Children’s Social worker to join their MASH team permanently.

You will be joining a team who offers you the opportunity to share information about children and families where there are concerns for the welfare of children and thereafter to protect and safeguard them.

This is a fantastic opportunity with a competitive salary & additional benefits.
Responsibilities:

• To ensure in liaison and negotiation with professional partners, the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families.
• Prepare for, and participate in, planned work relating to court and court orders effectively and within appropriate timescales.
• To undertake assessments in accordance with the timescales laid down in the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families.
• Identify children in need who may also be in need of protection and to effectively safeguard them.
• To assess the needs of children and young people and then determine an appropriate level of intervention and service provision including packages of family support.
• You will be responsible for continued self-learning and an updated knowledge of legislation, guidance and research findings in the relevant field of work with children, young people and families.

Requirements:

• Must be a Qualified Social worker
• Familiar working within a MASH Team
• You must be HCPC / Care Council registered
• Should be able to drive and own a vehicle
• Must be up to date on current and relevant legislation

Additional Information:
The salary is dependant on experience and you must be able to drive and own a vehicle as travel will be involved.

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987 or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk to see full vacancies, please see the Aurora website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Locum Senior Social Worker – Adult Disabilities Team – Greater London

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 8897
  • Benefits: competitive rates of pay

Aurora Resourcing is currently representing a local authority in Greater London whose Adults Social Services require a locum Disabilities Worker to join their fantastic, rewarding team.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and passionate individual, ready to hit the ground running with a sound track record of delivering excellent services. With an excellent rate, stable contract and supportive management structure makes this role is ideal is too good to pass up!

You are encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes.

Duties:
• Working with adults with disabilities, undertaking Assessments and Support Plans
• To develop within a team high standards of service delivery
• To contribute to anti-discriminatory practice in service delivery and employment, in accordance with legislation and Council Policy
• To promote the recording and documenting of work according to agreed administrative systems and procedures


Requirements:
• Be a qualified Social Worker
• Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
• Have prior experience in Adults Disabilities team
• Be able to work autonomously when required
• Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal


To Apply please send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk. For further information about the role and organisation, please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987

Aurora Resourcing is a specialist recruiter in the social work sector, supplying both locum and permanent staff to various Local Authorities, Charities & Independent Organisations nationwide. If you are a qualified social worker looking for a new locum assignment or looking for a permanent position in the fostering/adoption sector then please do get in touch with one of our specialist consultants who will be more than happy to help.

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Looked After Children Team – Dudley – West Midlands

  • Salary: £29.93 per hour
  • Ref: 5032
  • Benefits: The hourly rate for this role is £29.93; please speak with Li Li and discuss.


Aurora Resourcing are currently working with a Local Authority in Dudley in search of a dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Worker to work in their Looked After Children’s Team on a locum basis. We are seeking Qualified Social Workers who have experience of working in/alongside a LAC team and you must be able to work autonomously.

This is a locum contractual post, meaning that it is easier to have a better work life balance. Not only that, you also have more flexibility, it is very easy to take time out in between assignments to, for instance, travel the world, Continuing with Professional Development (CPD) or maybe just to be able to spend precious and valuable time with your family.

Role:
• Experienced Children's Services LAC social worker required to undertake statutory visits
• You will arrange and complete PEPs
• Contribute to LAC Review process
• As a Social Worker you must have experience of working within a statutory environment within Children's Services and worked with children who have become looked and worked within a statutory permanency team
• To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for Looked After children
• To undertake assessments under the national assessment framework
• To refer young people, families and carers to appropriate specialists services
• To be responsible for a caseload allocated
• To prepare reports and attend court in accordance with child care legislation

Requirements:
• HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
• Full UK driving Licence and own car

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Locum Independent Reviewing Officer - Children's Services – North London

  • Salary: to be discussed
  • Ref: 0042
  • Benefits: Great rates of pay Mileage and expenses Supportive management team

Aurora Resourcing is currently representing a local authority in London whose Children’s Social Services require an Independent Reviewing Officer. This is a locum position that is likely to last for 1 year.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and passionate individual, ready to hit the ground running with a sound track record of delivering excellent services for children in care.  With an excellent rate, stable contract and supportive management structure makes this role is ideal is too good to pass up! 

The Children’s Services are committed to making a real difference to the lives of children, young people and families in the area. Valuing the relationships that individual workers and teams build up with children and families as well as each other.

You are encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children

Requirements:

- Be a qualified Social Worker
- Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
- Have prior experience chairing LAC Reviews/CP Conferences
- Be able to work autonomously when required
- Confident to review and provide guidance on complex cases
- Have Case Auditing experience
- Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal
- Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
- Be a car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required

To Apply please send your CV to rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk. For further information about the role and organisation, please contact Rebecca on 0121 516 3987

Aurora Resourcing is a specialist recruiter in the social work sector, supplying both locum and permanent staff to various Local Authorities, Charities & Independent Organisations nationwide. If you are a qualified social worker looking for a new locum assignment or looking for a permanent position in the fostering/adoption sector then please do get in touch with one of our specialist consultants who will be more than happy to help.

Advanced Practitioner - Children with Disabilities Team – Greater London

  • Salary: tbd
  • Ref: 1108
  • Benefits: Financial Details: A competitive rate of pay - mileage and expenses are also reimbursed

Aurora Resourcing are working closely with a local authority in Greater London to recruit an experienced Advanced Practitioner to join their exciting, fast paced and forward thinking Children with Disabilities team.

You will be managing a handful of experienced social workers, with an average of 20 caseloads each. We are looking for a Practitioner to drive the learning & development functions across Children Services. You will be expected to model and embed core social work values and best practice.

This Local Authority have recently redesigned it's Children’s Social Care to enable the improvement of the lives of children and families. They request candidates who are committed to delivering excellent, high quality services. 

Duties:

•             Embed practice standards across the social care workforce.

•             Deliver quality assurance methods and auditing activity across the service

•             Facilitate engagement opportunities with front line practitioners and represent their voice at strategic forums

•             Delivery of the learning and development offer across the service

•             To support the ASYE programme for newly qualified social workers and Social Work Students.

•             Delivery of the participation strategy to ensure that stakeholder’s views and voice of the child inform service delivery.

•             Drive the implementation of policy and procedure framework and establish a social work resource that offers good practice guidance and associated tools.

•             Delivery of practice evaluations followed by a program of coaching, mentoring and support

Candidate Requirements:

•             Appropriate professional qualification (DipSW, Degree, CQSW or equivalent)

•             Registration with HCPC and relevant post qualification experience

•             Knowledge of current research and evidence informed practice

•             Experience of coaching and mentoring

•             Significant demonstrable experience within a children and families setting


Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or speak with Rebecca in confidence on 0121 5163987.

Alternatively, email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Qualified Social Worker - Child Protection – Berkshire

  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
  • Ref: 7845
  • Benefits: Financial Details: - £30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience -Mileage and expenses are reimbursed 

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Berkshire to recruit experienced Qualified Social Workers to join the Child Protection Team on a permanent basis. This local authority offers competitive pay rates within a great team and excellent support. 

This leafy, rural town is an ideal location for those local and those seeking relocation. The local authority are well-established, well-respected, and supportive and require an experienced passionate individual like you to join their team. 

Duties:
- Working with children subject to child protection plans
- Assessment and care development
- Working with children looked after
 - Undertaking various investigations
- Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court

Candidate Requirements:
- Be a qualified Social Worker and to hold HCPC/Care Council registration
- To have prior experience working within a similar team
- Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.


Applicants:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Rebecca in confidence on 0121 5163987  or email rebecca@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

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Assistant Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) – Surrey

  • Salary: £38 per hour, plus mileage expenses
  • Ref: 5341
  • Benefits: £38 per hour, plus mileage expenses


Aurora Resourcing are assisting a Local Authority in Surrey to recruit a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) work on an Interim basis.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the management and oversight of individual cases, provide advice and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations whilst liaising with the police and monitoring the progress of cases to ensure that they are dealt with as quickly and consistently as possible through the use of a fair and thorough process.

The Role and Requirements:
- You will be working with the LADO and leading on safeguarding advice, support and challenge for education providers and setting.
- You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in partnership with a wide range of colleagues from the education sector.

The Candidate:
- Be a HCPC Registered Social worker with significant post qualification experience
- Experience of multi-agency working at both strategic and operational levels
- Have excellent frontline experience including chairing and reviewing CP cases



To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk


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Senior Social Workers Locum – Children’s Assessment Team – Norfolk

  • Salary: £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.
  • Ref: 4657
  • Benefits: Financial & Application Details The hourly rate for this post is £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.


Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Norfolk to recruit experienced Qualified Social workers to join the Children’s Assessment Team. We are seeking experienced social workers who are proficient in undertaking assessments, and have access to own vehicle

Responsibilities Include:
• Initial Assessments and Core Assessments
• Section 47 Investigations
• Contributing to the duty rota
• Initiating care proceedings
• Working in a multi-agency capacity to support families and children
• Initial child protection reports conference reports

Requirements:
• You will have HCPC registration
• Have a thorough knowledge and experience of relevant legislation, statutory guidance and regulations relating to children in need of support or protection


How to Apply:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Qualified Social Worker Permanent – Children’s Assessment Team – Surrey

  • Salary: £33332 - £38312 per annum
  • Ref: 5268
  • Benefits: A competitive salary from £33332 - £38312 per annum, plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave. • Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require. • This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.


Aurora Resourcing are seeking experienced Social Workers to join the Children’s Assessment Team on a permanent basis. An excellent salary package and benefits is offered by this supportive Local Authority, please discuss with Li Li for further details.

Main Activities & Requirements:
• Initial Assessments and Core Assessments
• Section 47 Investigations
• Initiating care proceedings
• Working in a multi-agency capacity to support families and children
• Initial child protection reports conference reports
• Supporting other members of staff when required
• Supporting the ATM and undertaking certain duties when required
• Up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation
• Hold current HCPC registration and a relevant Social Work Qualification
• Be a car driver

Apply Now:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Assistant Team Managers – Locality Team- – Surrey

  • Salary: £44,229
  • Ref: 5338
  • Benefits: A competitive salary starting from £44,229 per annum, with the ability to progress further through appraisals etc. Plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave. • Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require. • This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.



Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Team Manager for the Locality Team in Surrey. This is a permanent position and an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Social Worker or an Assistant Team Manager looking for a fresh challenge.

The Role and Requirements:

We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager who will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation and health and social care agenda.

- You will be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
- You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations.
- You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure locality team environment.
- You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the locality team.

The Candidate:

Hold current HCPC registration and must have experience of managing and supervising social workers

Senior Social Worker or Social Work Manager with experience within adults services, with experience working in a similar team



To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Please check out the Aurora Resourcing Website for further opportunities: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk


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Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children with Disabilities Team – Stoke on Trent

  • Salary: £25 per hour with mileage and expenses
  • Ref: 5336
  • Benefits: Financial Details: Pay rate is £27 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered


Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within the Children with Disabilities Team for a local authority in Norfolk.

The post is based in Stoke on Trent and the local authority provides an excellent support service and is focused on creating positive change in the lives of vulnerable children rather than paperwork. The hourly rate is £27 per hour limited and mileage expenses are reimbursed.

The Role:
• Strong ability to communicate with disabled children
• Supporting parents, carers and the siblings of disabled children
• Carry out relevant assessments
• Carrying our complex safeguarding risk assessments
• Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
• Short Breaks work

Requirements:
• This is a position for a Qualified Social Worker with proven experience working within a similar team
• You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with at least relevant post qualification experience
• You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.


How to Apply:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Senior Social Worker– Adult Community Team – Surrey – Surrey

  • Salary: starting from 39,270 + many benefits!
  • Ref: 5334
  • Benefits: A competitive salary starting from £39,270 per annum, with the ability to progress to £43,000 through appraisals etc. Plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave. • Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require. • This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.

Senior Social Worker– Adult Community Team – Surrey

We are currently seeking Qualified Social Workers with extensive experience of working with vulnerable Adults and Carers to join a reputable and progressive service in Surrey on a full or part time permanent basis.

This is a genuine opportunity to join a client focused organisation that put the wellbeing of local residents at the forefront of everything they hope to achieve as an organisation. As a service, they are committed to developing staff and keen to recruit talented and committed social workers who would like to build on their experience and develop their career.
As a Senior Social Worker you will provide professional casework advice, specialized supervision and possess the abilities to help progress less experienced staff. We are ideally hoping to hear from experienced HCPC registered social workers with significant at post qualification experience of working with vulnerable adults in social care or multi-agency community settings.

Salary Details and Benefits

A competitive salary starting from £39,270 per annum, with the ability to progress to £43,000 through appraisals etc. Plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave.

• Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require.
• This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities.
• Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
• Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role
• Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Experienced Social Worker – North East Wiltshire – North Wiltshire

  • Salary: £35,017 to £37,679
  • Ref: 5556
  • Benefits: - Competitive rates of pay dependent on experience - Relocation packages on offer - Fantastic support network within your team


Aurora Resourcing are advertising this role on behalf of an ambitious Local Authority in the South West. The team require a professional and Experienced Social Worker to work in their Children’s Team. The aim is to employ a long term member of staff with the same vision and passion.

This post will be based within N. E Wiltshire and the town is on track to become the fastest growing economy outside London.

The ideal candidate will be dedicated to their role and enjoy making an impact to a small local authority. They will be a model of good practice, setting expectations for others. An attractive candidate will show confidence in taking responsibility and accountability for the practice of others, helping to mentor newly qualified social workers and assist in the supervision of the work of junior staff.

As an Experienced Social Worker you will:
• Demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations
• Assess and manage higher levels of risk
• Create a balance between support and control whilst liaising with a wide range of professionals including more senior levels.
• Play a key role within social work teams; managing complex caseloads and offering expert support to case conferences
• Produce high quality assessments and reports for a range of functions

Requirements:
• Social Care Qualification
• HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
• Full UK driving Licence and own car
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A passion for improving outcomes for children and young people
• Ability to work as part of a team


If this role takes your interest or perhaps require more information please contact Liam on 0121 616 0541 or email your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker – Family Feel and ‘Outstanding’ IFA – Hampshire

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 5879
  • Benefits: The employer offer excellent benefits and competitive salary along with very good annual leave.

An ethical and repeatedly ‘outstanding’ IFA, also with a therapeutic service, are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work within highly respected fostering agency. The post will involve supporting cares across North Hampshire to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children, delivering a high quality fostering service as well as having the opportunity to help grow and develop the provision in the north Hampshire region.

The agency are continually growing and developing and do not let the fact that they are repeatedly outstanding get in the way of always improving their services. Your input and influence will be valued and appreciated as they look for Social workers that share their same caring vision for looked after children.

With a warm family feel to their team they welcome social workers that share the same passion for teamwork and providing stable homes to children.

Overview of responsibilities:

• Supporting a caseload of carers with therapeutic / foster placements as required.
• Being involved in the recruitment campaign for foster carers.
• Undertaking assessments and approval of foster carers as required.
• Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster
• Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.
The post holder will be supported and supervised regularly. Relevant training will be provided and a comprehensive induction into the job role. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and young people in a supportive environment.



You will:

• Be a qualified social worker and HCPC registered
• Be a car owner / driver and be prepared to travel across the Devon region
• Ideally have prior fostering experience
• Have strong experience across children’s services
• Live in the South Devon region

How to Apply:

For an informal chat around the role and organisation please call 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422. You can also apply and show interest quickly by sending your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Consutlant Social Worker - Swindon – Swindon

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 5784
  • Benefits: This exciting role offers a competitive rate of pay, additional benefits plus relocation packages

Consultant Social Worker – Swindon

Aurora Resourcing are delighted to advertise this role on behalf of an ambitious Local Authority who require a professional and experienced Consultant Social Worker to work in their Children’s Team.

This post will be based in a South West town and has a long-term vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030. This same town are on track to become the fastest growing economy outside London. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to their role and enjoy making an impact to a small local authority.

This exciting role offers a competitive rate of pay, additional benefits plus relocation packages

As an experienced Consultant Social Worker you will:

have excellent overall knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation and practice methods
Display excellent behaviours and provide advice, guidance and support to newly qualified and less experienced staff to help them develop their professional skills, knowledge and experience.
Provides an opportunity to shape children’s social care while remaining ‘hands-on’ and will contribute to the development of service and practice within legislative and policy frameworks
Work with families where there are high levels of risk and complexity and will work across networks, communities and agencies.
Be responsible for mentoring and role modelling good practice across the team, supporting and developing less experienced workers and students.
Demonstrate professional commitment by taking responsibility for their conduct, practice and learning, with support through supervision
Represent the social work profession and its reputation
The successful candidate will be joining an ambitious local authority with plans to develop their Safeguarding Framework, improving opportunities for young people and their families. The aim is to employ a long term member of staff with the same vision and passion.

Requirements:

HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
Practice Educators Award
You should have significant previous experience of assessing complex situations, producing in depth and analytical assessment and providing sound professional advice.
Provide evidence of experience of undertaking assessments and writing court reports and presenting evidence in court
A passion for improving outcomes for children and young people

If this role takes your interest or perhaps require more information please contact Liam on 0121 616 0541 or email your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Team Manager Locum – Children’s Assessment Team – Surrey

  • Salary: £47 per hour with Mileage and Expenses
  • Ref: 5329
  • Benefits: Pay Rate is £47 per hour Mileage and Expenses are covered


Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in North Surrey to recruit a Team Manager for the Assessment Team. We are seeking an experienced Team Manager with extensive statutory work experience. This is a locum role to start as soon as possible, the contract is for 6 months and with the likelihood that it will extended further.

Main Activities
The project team will consist of 2 team managers, 10 social workers and 5 senior family support workers who will undertake timely assessments of children and families in order to make decisions’ as to what support may be required for the children’s needs to be fully met and for them to achieve.

As a Team Manager in the Assessment Project you will be managing and supervising a team of 5 experienced social workers in undertaking s47 and S17 assessments with the thrust being that of achieving a quick turnaround in caseloads. You will be tasked with helping to drive the performance agenda as well as help embed the Signs of Safety Model whilst getting regular supervision from an experienced service manager. The role will involve flexibility around working from home in an accountable manner conducive to administering your roles.

The Candidate
Must have management experience within a either a Children’s Referral, Assessment, Duty or MASH Team
Up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation
Possess strong leadership and motivational skills
Hold current HCPC registration and a relevant Social Work Qualification
Be a car driver

Financial Details

Pay Rate is £47 per hour
Mileage and Expenses are covered

Apply Now

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Social Work - Locality Team – Swindon

  • Salary: £30,151 to £33,485
  • Ref: 8523
  • Benefits: - Relocation packages up to up to £8,000


Aurora Resourcing is currently working closely with a Local Authority who require passionate and enthusiastic Social Workers to work in their Children’s Teams – with variety of opportunities on offer.

This post will be based in a South West town and has a long-term vision to become a leading regional centre by 2030. This same town are on track to become the fastest growing economy outside London. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to their role and enjoy making an impact to a small local authority.

The successful candidate will be joining an ambitious local authority with plans to develop their Safeguarding Framework, improving opportunities for young people and their families. The aim is to employ a long term member of staff with the same vision and passion.

The Role:
• Ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families, according to their assessed needs
• Deliver good outcomes for children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
• Undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, investigation and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.
• Lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.
• Assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs
• With minimal supervision, undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, monitoring, co-ordinating and review of care plans.

Requirements:
• HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
• Full UK driving Licence and own car
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge and understanding of all legislation, especially that relating to child protection and looked after children
• A passion for improving outcomes for children and young people
• Ability to work as part of a team

If this role takes your interest or perhaps require more information please contact Liam on 0121 616 0541 or email your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker – Support and Protection Team – West Sussex

  • Salary: £33 per hour
  • Ref: 7849
  • Benefits: to be discussed


Aurora Resourcing are looking for an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join a local authority in West Sussex. You will be joining a Support and Protection Team on a locum basis for 3 to 6 months.

The Role:

• The role will entail court work and assessment report writing, chairing meetings and care planning for children and families
• This role includes Child In Need and Child Protection Work
• Contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
• To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children
• Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
• For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
• To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH Guidelines and timescales
• To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
• To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
• To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work

The Candidate:

• Qualified Social Worker
• It is also essential that you hold a full UK driving license and have access to your own car as traveling is necessary to this position.
• Have a working knowledge of all current legislation
• Proven experience working within Child Protection cases
• Current HCPC registration

Rates start from £33.00 per hour.

Additional information:
If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Jay on 0121 5163981 / 07950 231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk. To see other roles then please visit the Aurora Resourcing website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk
Aurora Resourcing are an Equal Opportunity and Equality Recruitment Agency

Practice Manager - Assessment and Intervention Team – West Sussex

  • Salary: £35 per hour
  • Ref: 5874
  • Benefits: to be discussed


Aurora Resourcing are working with a Local Authority in West Sussex to recruit a practice manager on a locum basis. It will be your job to lead motivate, nurture and manage a team (social workers and unqualified staff), to deliver a children’s social care service on a day to day basis.

You will be responsible for ensuring the service provided is effective and delivering the required outcomes, as well as ensuring cases are dealt with in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will be a HCPC registered, Qualified Social Worker with some management experience.

The rate for this role starts from £35.00 per hour

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Jay Lawrence in confidence on 0121 5163981 / 07950231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Locum Senior Social Worker – Adult MASH Team – Surrey

  • Salary: £30 per hour
  • Ref: 6987
  • Benefits: Financial Details: . • Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require. • This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.


Aurora Resourcing is working closely with a local authority to recruit a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Social Worker (Adults) on a full time basis.

This locum post will be based in a leafy, cultural town of South Surrey, please discuss with Li Li for specific details.

There is no requirement for you to drive for this position. Furthermore, the MASH is a non-operational role so there is no direct client contact. This is a very exciting role, it is very different from standard Adult Social Worker posts, as you will not be undertaking visits and will be mainly office based.

Duties and Requirements:
• The successful candidate will routinely work with multi-agency referrals that present particular complexities arising from e.g. legal issues, statutory requirements, disputes within families, care and support needs, mental health concerns, DoLS issues, criminal behaviour.
• To have experience with and be able to prioritise and manage a duty Inbox of partner agency referrals including Police, Ambulance, Fire Service, Trading Standards, Children’s services, Health, Provider agencies.
• Have comprehensive understanding and experience of working with relevant legislation in Adult Social Work settings including the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Mental Health Act.
• Be clear on professionally accountability as a qualified social worker, including adhering to sharing information legislation and relevant protocols to ensure appropriate sharing of information in a multi-agency environment.
• Are professionally competent and have experience of dealing with complex safeguarding cases.
• Have excellent risk assessment skills; be skilled at analysis of complex information within referrals.

Applicants:
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Supervising Social Worker – North Somerset

  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,000
  • Ref: 6109
  • Benefits: £30,000 - £34,000


An excellent and repeatedly ‘outstanding’ IFA, also with a therapeutic service, are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work within highly respected agency. The post will involve supporting carers across North Somerset to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children, delivering a high quality fostering service.

You will be supporting foster placements across North Somerset with office based in Bristol.

The agency are continually growing and developing and do not let the fact that they are repeatedly outstanding get in the way of always improving their services. Your input and influence will be valued and appreciated as they look for Social workers that share their same caring vision for looked after children.

Overview of responsibilities:
• Supporting a caseload of carers with therapeutic / foster placements as required.
• Being involved in the recruitment campaign for foster carers.
• Undertaking assessments and approval of foster carers as required.
• Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster
• Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.

The post holder will be supported and supervised regularly. Relevant training will be provided and a comprehensive induction into the job role. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and young people in a supportive environment.

The post holder will also have contact with therapists, SSW’s, Individual Workers and Social Work Assistants and be part of the team helping to stabilise and care for the child / young person.

You will:
• Be a qualified social worker and HCPC registered
• Be a car owner / driver and be prepared to travel across the Devon region
• Ideally have prior fostering experience
• Have strong experience across children’s services
• Live in the North Somerset region

To apply for this job please contact Liam on 0121 516 3983 and email an up to date CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Senior Social Worker – Adult MASH Team – Surrey

  • Salary: £39,270 per annum plus many benefits!
  • Ref: 5328
  • Benefits: A competitive starting salary of £39,270 per annum, plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave. • Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require. • This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.


Aurora resourcing is working closely with a local authority to recruit a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Social Worker (Adults) on a permanent and full time basis. The post will be based in South Surrey, please discuss with Li Li for specific details.

There is no requirement for you to drive for this position. Furthermore, the MASH is a non-operational role so there is no direct client contact. This is a very exciting role, it is very different from standard Adult Social Worker posts, as you will not be undertaking visits and will be mainly office based.

Duties and Requirements:

- Routinely work with multi-agency referrals that present particular complexities arising from e.g. legal issues, statutory requirements, disputes within families, care and support needs, mental health concerns, DoLS issues, criminal behaviour.
- To have experience with and be able to prioritise and manage a duty Inbox of partner agency referrals including Police, Ambulance, Fire Service, Trading Standards, Children’s services, Health, Provider agencies.
- Have comprehensive understanding and experience of working with relevant legislation in Adult Social Work settings including the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Mental Health Act.
- Be clear on professionally accountability as a qualified social worker, including adhering to sharing information legislation and relevant protocols to ensure appropriate sharing of information in a multi-agency environment.
- Are professionally competent and have experience of dealing with complex safeguarding cases.
- Have excellent risk assessment skills; be skilled at analysis of complex information within referrals.

Financial Details:

A competitive starting salary of £39,270 per annum, plus many benefits such as a good pension scheme, relocation packages available and a generous amount of annual leave.

• Attend a full induction where you will undertake all the mandatory training you will require.
• This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities.
• Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
• Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role
• Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please contact Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

Team Manager - Looked after Children Team – Devon

  • Salary: £41 per hour
  • Ref: 3500
  • Benefits: - Joining a well-established and successful Local Authority - Competitive rates of pay - Mileage covered up to 41ppm - Speedy and throughout compliance and application process

Aurora Resourcing are working with a Local Authority in the South West seeking an experienced Team Manager for their LAC Team on a locum basis

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with passion and drive to build and motivate their team.

This is a seaside residing locum post that is due to last a minimum of 3 months with the rate set at £41 an hour.

The Role:

This post is a designated Team Manager responsible for the line management of a team of people and delivering an element of the service.

- Delivering strategies and plans working closely with other areas of children’s services, partners and other agencies and ensure that performance expectations are known and understood by all staff
- Support the Councils visions and priorities both internally and externally
- Identify and address individual development needs and manage performance of   team members
- Prioritise and plan team objectives
- Identify and highlight resource issues to the Service Delivery Manager
- Ensure team meet their objectives and targets within agreed timeframes

For you?

- Joining a well-established and successful Local Authority
- Competitive rates of pay
- Mileage covered up to 41ppm
- Speedy and throughout compliance and application process

Interested? Please apply by sending your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk.

If you have any additional queries please call on 0121 5163983 / 07930697422

Qualified Social Workers - Lancashire – Lancashire

  • Salary: £24.97 to £35.00 depending on the role
  • Ref: 1018
  • Benefits: to be discussed

Are you thinking about taking on a new locum challenge?  Aurora Resourcing have a number of locum social work roles available in the Lancashire area. The current roles range from qualified social worker all the way through to Team Manager level within children's services. 

How to Apply:

To find out more about our current list of vacancies, please apply through this advert. You can have a conversation in confidence with Jay Lawrence by calling on 0121 5163981 or 07950231191. Alternatively, can email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk.

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency.

Qualified Social Worker - Locum - CP/CIN/LAC – North West England

  • Salary: £21-£26 per hour
  • Ref: 4665
  • Benefits: - £21-£26 per hour - Short and long term contracts are on offer in the region. - A great platform to build on your experience within the Children’s Social Care service

Aurora Resourcing are working with a number of local authorities in the North West of the UK. We have a number of roles ranging from Child Protection, Looked after Children and Children in Need.

You must be a Qualified Social Worker with fantastic experience within Children's Social Care Services including great knowledge and practice within Court proceedings and Long Term cases.

If you have the experience to hit the ground running and provide cover for an increased workload being part of a well established, supportive children’s team then this is perfect for you.

You will:

Be a qualified Social Worker
Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
Ideally have prior experience working within a similar team.
Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection, looked after children & court proceedings.
Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal
Be a car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required

Why Locum?

As an agency worker you are able to work a lot more flexibly. You do not share the same commitments of having a full-time contract with your employer. This can give you more freedoms such as a much shorter notice period which will enable you to move positions should you need, or want to. In the current working climate, experienced agency social workers are highly regarded and sort after. This means you’re unlikely to go without work for long periods of time. Employers will more often than not chase you, not the other way around.

Applicants

Please send your CV to Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk to show your interest. Also you can call 0121 516 3981 /07950231191 for more information about the role. To see a full list of vacancies, please visit the Aurora Resourcing Website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Locum Qualified Social Worker – Support and Protection Team – Cumbria

  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Ref: 1016
  • Benefits: This role offers great rates of pay, mileage and a condensed 4 day working week!

Aurora Resourcing are looking for an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join a local authority in Cumbria a non metropolitan county in North-West England. Cumbria is predominantly rural and contains the Lake District and Lake District National Park, considered to be one of England's most outstanding areas of natural beauty.

You will be joining a passionate and hardworking Support and Protection Team administering protection and support to vulnerable children and young people.

The Role:

- Entail court work and assessment report writing, chairing meetings and care planning for children and families.
- Includes Child In Need and Child Protection Work
- Contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
- Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children                               
Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
- Produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH Guidelines and timescales
- Provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
- Work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
- Manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work

The Candidate

- Qualified Social Worker
- Essential that you hold a full UK driving license with access to your own car
- Have a working knowledge of all current legislation
- Proven experience working within Child Protection cases
- Current HCPC registration

Additional information

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Jay on 0121 5163981 / 07950 231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk To see other roles then please visit the Aurora Resourcing website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Aurora Resourcing are an Equal Opportunity and Equality agency

Practice Manager – Children & Families - Lancashire – Chorley, Lancashire

  • Salary: £32.00 - £35.00 per hour
  • Ref: 1015
  • Benefits: The rate for this £32- £35 per hour

Aurora Resourcing are working in Partnership with a local authority in Lancashire to recruit a Practice Manager to lead a Social Work team within a Children and Families Team. 

The Role

As an experienced Qualified Social Work Practice Manager you will be responsible for:

- Managing a social work team
- Holding supervision
- Working with children and on the Child Protection register, LAC and CIN
- Allocating Caseload
- Ensuring good communication within the division
- Taking lead responsibility for facilitating, coordinating and recording interagency strategy discussions and for initiating child protection investigations where indicated

The Candidate

- An experienced Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker with Management experience within a children and families and team
- Up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation
- Possess strong leadership and motivational skills
- Hold current HCPC registration
- Be a driver with your own vehicle

Additional Information


To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Jay Lawrence in confidence on 01215163981 /07950231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk  

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunity and equality recruitment agency

Qualified Social Worker - Children and Families – Lancashire

  • Salary: £24.97 per hour
  • Ref: 1013
  • Benefits: to be discussed through interview

Aurora Resourcing have a number of part time Social Worker roles available in the Lancashire area in children's services. 

If you are looking for work, but cannot commit to a full time role, this is an ideal opportunity for you! 

You must have at least 1 years post qualification practice within children's health and social care.

Additional Information:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Jay Lawrence in confidence on 01215163981 /07950231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk 

Know someone who would be interested? We offer a great referral bonus!!!

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunity and equality recruitment agency.

Hospital Adult Social Work – Gloucester

  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Ref: 1010
  • Benefits: Competitive rates of pay

Due to increased workload and permanent recruitment needs Aurora resourcing are looking to source an experienced adult social worker on a 3-6 month locum contract to work within a busy hospital setting

Duties include completing weekly assessments and working with service users who are leaving hospital.

You will be required to be part of a Acute Hospital team based in Gloucester. The Role will undertake face to face community care assessments/reviews for adults with needs for care and support.

You will be experienced within Assessments/outcomes in line with The New Care Act and related Policies and Procedures in line with the Local Authority.

Requirements:
To be eligible for this role, all applicants must have a degree (or similar) within social work and be registered with the HCPC. You must also have considerable recent post qualifying experience working within a similar role. Hospital experience is very important to the role. Due to travel requirements, you must be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Applicants:
If you wish to apply or for more information please call Liam Murphy on 0121 6160544 or email liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker - Childrens Services – South Hampshire

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Ref: 1009
  • Benefits: Excellent rates of pay PLUS mileage

An excellent and repeatedly ‘outstanding’ IFA, also with a therapeutic service, are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and skilled social worker to work within highly respected agency.

The post will involve supporting cares across South Hampshire to improve the outcomes and lives of looked after children, delivering a high quality fostering service.

You will be supporting foster placements across the Southampton to Fareham region, with office based in between.

The agency are continually growing and developing and do not let the fact that they are repeatedly outstanding get in the way of always improving their services. Your input and influence will be valued and appreciated as they look for Social workers that share their same caring vision for looked after children.

Overview of responsibilities:
• Supporting a caseload of carers with therapeutic / foster placements as required.
• Being involved in the recruitment campaign for foster carers.
• Undertaking assessments and approval of foster carers as required.
• Training foster carers in both Skills to Foster
• Supervising foster carers in accordance with Fostering Regulations.

The post holder will be supported and supervised regularly. Relevant training will be provided and a comprehensive induction into the job role. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and young people in a supportive environment.

The post holder will also have contact with therapists, SSW’s, Individual Workers and Social Work Assistants and be part of the team helping to stabilise and care for the child / young person.

You will:
• Be a qualified social worker and HCPC registered
• Be a car owner / driver and be prepared to travel across the Devon region
• Ideally have prior fostering experience
• Have strong experience across children’s services
• Live in the South Devon region

How to Apply
For an informal chat around the role and agency please call 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422. You can also apply and show interest quickly by sending your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Supervising Social Worker - Childrens Services – Carmarthenshire

  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,000
  • Ref: 1008
  • Benefits: The post offers a generous car allowance and a salary between £30,000 - £34,000 as well as other benefits.

Aurora resourcing are proud to be assisting a caring and child focused independent fostering agency in South West Wales to find them a Supervising Social Worker for their stable and growing team in Carmarthenshire.

We are looking for a qualified social worker with excellent understanding of looked after children and with a special interest in fostering.

Founded 20 years ago this agency are committed to giving it’s foster carers a voice and want their opinion to help shape and grow the agency in a positive way. They are looking for a social worker with a real passion to help a looked after child not matter how tough the situation may be.

You will be based from their office in Carmarthenshire covering this region and supervising foster carer across the area.

To be eligible for this role you must be/have:
• CCW Registration or be UK Registered
• Be experienced and have excellent knowledge within LAC and fostering
• Have access to a vehicle for some travel across the region
• Motivated and able manage own workload


How to Apply:
Please send your CV and contact information to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk or call 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422 for more information on this role.

Qualified Social Workers - Safeguarding and Families Team – Devon

  • Salary: up to £35
  • Ref: 1007
  • Benefits: £150 a week towards accommodation as well as an excellent rate up to £35 an hour

Aurora Resourcing are working closely with a Local Authority in South Devon who require experienced Social Workers to join their Safeguarding and Families team. It is desired that the successful candidate has 1 -2 years post qualified experience within Child Protection, Children in Need and Looked after Children.

This is an amazing opportunity for a UK based social worker looking to relocate for the spring and summer at a beautiful seaside location in Devon and in return you will receive £150 a week towards accommodation as well as an excellent rate up to £35 an hour
We are looking for a hardworking Social Worker wishing to make an impact through the local authority. You will be a confident, caring individual and strong communicator - both written and verbal.

Requirements:

• Recent and relevant experience
• HCPC Registered
• Social Care Qualification
• Car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required

What’s in it for you?

• Rate of pay is a fantastic £35 per hour
• Accommodation contribution of £150 a week for 6 months
• Mileage paid at 40p a mile
• Speedy and easy application and compliance process
• DBS covered by Aurora

How to Apply

Please send your CV and contact information to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk and we will be in touch with more details. Or you can call for a confidential chat around the role on 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422

Qualified Childrens Social Workers - Devon – Devon

  • Salary: up to £33 per hour
  • Ref: 1006
  • Benefits: The Locum post is for 3-6 months initially and the rate is between £28 - £33 an hour depending on your experience.

Aurora Resourcing are looking for an experienced children's social worker to join a developing authority in Devon. The council is separate from Devon CC and operate detached from them.

Their caring and thorough ethos would match nicely with experienced social workers who want to make their own mark on this Safeguarding and Supporting Families service.
You will be based in the scenic Torquay region and your caseload will all be within a short distance of Torquay.

The authority always look to offer permanent positions to social workers that enjoy working with them so this could lead to a permanent role.

The Locum post is for 3-6 months initially and the rate is between £28 - £33 an hour depending on your experience.

You will be covering a very broad area of Frontline services such as CP/CIN/LAC/CIC giving you an excellent boost of experience on your CV

You must be:
• A HCPC registered, Qualified Social Worker with some post qualification experience in a similar Children's team.
• Have access to a car for some travel in the region
• Be able to work autonomously but also communicate well within a team

How to Apply
Please send your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk for more information on the authority and the role. You can also call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422 to learn more about the role and our organisation

Qualified Social Worker - Permanent Consultant – Swindon

  • Salary: competitive
  • Ref: 1005
  • Benefits: With a very competitive, negotiable salary, pension and local government benefits as well as a fantastic platform to progress and promote yourself through your social work career this is an excellent opportunity for the right person.

Aurora Resourcing have an exciting, new position for a Children’s Social worker that has a particular passion for assisting and mentoring other less experienced social workers.
Our client is looking for a Consultant social worker to support and develop their new and exciting Children’s service.

Working at the forefront of best practice, Consultant Social Workers model high professional standards and have excellent overall knowledge of relevant legislation, regulation and practice methods. You will display excellent behaviours and provide advice, guidance and support to newly qualified and less experienced staff to help them develop their professional skills, knowledge and experience. A fun, rewarding role where you can mentor others without having to directly supervise other staff.

You will be working with families with high levels of risk and dealing with more complex cases, working across networks, communities and agencies.

With a very competitive, negotiable salary, pension and local government benefits as well as a fantastic platform to progress and promote yourself through your social work career this is an excellent opportunity for the right person.

You will be:
• HCPC registered with considerable post qualification experience
• Hold a Practice Educators Award
• Have excellent experience of undertaking assessments and writing court reports and presenting evidence in court
• Experienced within multi-disciplinary working with children and families and chairing formal multi-disciplinary meetings will also be required.

Relocation package is available up to £8,000 for those looking to relocate

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk and someone will be in touch for a confidential chat about the role. Or you can call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422 for more information.

Qualified Social Worker - LAC Team – Taunton

  • Salary: £35 per hour
  • Ref: 1004
  • Benefits: Rates and mileage are very competitive and you will be paid £35 an hour (Umbrella) and also 45p a mile towards your work mileage.

We are looking for an experienced children’s social worker to take on a unique specialist role in either Taunton or Yeovil for our client. If you have experience with looked after children and would like to put your expertise to the test this role if perfect for you.

This locum contract will have you feeling challenged as valued as you help the authorities LAC team get back on its feet. The authorities have a firm plan in place for 2017 and wish yo bring in interim staff to help them achieve this.

As a specialist social worker you will be:
• Taking on the most complex LAC cases
• Dealing with complex court work within long term cases
• Supporting and mentoring more junior members of your team
• Taking a lead within reviews

The case loads are stable between 12-16 and it always remains at this figure.

Whether you are new to locuming or looking for a new contract, here at Aurora honestly believe contract work is still highly beneficial to the right person and we are here to help and guide you into a new year of Locum Social work

Registering with Aurora will open you up to all other positions in the future both Locum and Permanent.

How to Apply
Please send your CV and Liam will be in touch to discuss the role privately, email liam@auroresourcing.co.uk or call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422 for more information

Qualified Social Worker - Care Leavers – Devon

  • Salary: £31 per hour
  • Ref: 1003
  • Benefits: Pay and Benefits: • You will receive £31 an hour as well as mileage contribution • Gain valuable experience working in a challenging team • DBS paid for and a free and easy registration process with Aurora • Open yourself up to hundreds of Social Work opportunities in the UK

Aurora resourcing are looking for an experienced social worker to join a Childrens service in South Devon on a locum basis. The post is a locum contract that is due to last 3-6 months initially and you will be working within the care leaver’s team.

The position suits those with children frontline experience and also dealing with children going through the care system. Ideally you would have worked in this team before as they are after someone that can hit the ground running.

If you are a passionate and experienced social worker looking for a challenge within Children in Care this could be perfect for you.

You must be:
• HCPC Registered with a good amount of post qualified experience.
• Have access to a vehicle
• Be confident and have a sound knowledge of Frontline Childrens Services


For more information get in touch with us. You can email your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk or you can call 0121 516 3983 to chat in private about the role.

Aurora operate on a friendly and honest basis and do not share your information without your consent.

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Various – South Wales

  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Ref: 1002
  • Benefits: Great rates of pay PLUS mileage

Aurora Resourcing are looking to recruit a number of Qualified, Experienced Interim Children’s and Adult Social workers to join our growing network, for locum, interim and permanent opportunities in the South West of the country covering Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset and Gloucestershire.

We are a fast growing and independent boutique recruiter that specialises only on Social Care vacancies.

From our base in Birmingham in the West Midlands, we work across the UK within both private and public sectors. We are part of the National frameworks for the majority of local authorities throughout England and Wales as well as having longstanding relationships with private agencies of all sizes.

We strive to deliver a tailored service to you, ensuring that we do everything we can to assist you in finding the perfect role.

A company that is different to all other agencies out there. We ensure an honest and friendly approach along with a fantastic professional service.

Show your interest!

You will need to be a qualified Social Worker and hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration to apply.

All you have to do is send your CV along with a short message of what you are looking for to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

For more information, please call 0121 616 0544 and speak with Liam Murphy in confidence, or check out our website www.auroraresourcing.co.uk for an update on all of our latest vacancies and to apply interest.

Interim Social Workers - Cornwall – Cornwall

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Ref: 1001
  • Benefits: Great rates of pay depending on experience PLUS mileage

Are you fed up of your current post and need a change? Aurora Resourcing are looking for Qualified Social Workers with at least 2 years experience to work on an interim basis in the beautiful setting of Cornwall.

Whether you are in a permanent role looking to become a locum or in a contracted post looking for more work we can help!

Cornwall Council are looking for Interim staff to add their valuable input to their Children and Adult Services. Roles vary from a Standard Social worker to a Team Manager. Whatever the role you have in mind we will be able to help.

If you are based in Cornwall and are looking for work this is perfect for you but it is also perfect for anyone HCPC Registered looking for work in the UK.

The pay rates are very good and would cover accommodation costs if you fancied a 3 – 6 month work placement.

So why wait. Seize the day and contact us now to find out more. A conversation never hurt anyone! Contact Liam for an informal chat on 0121 616 0544 or email us your CV and interest to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Children and Families – Tavistock

  • Salary: negotiable
  • Ref: 1000
  • Benefits: This local authority offers great pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team.

Aurora Resourcing are working to recruit an experienced Children’s Social Worker to join a reputable Authority in their Children and Families Team. This post can be Part Time or Full Time working 3 - 5 days a week. This local authority offers great pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team.

The post is located in either Tavistock or Exeter. This is a locum post and is perfect for anyone that lives nearby but also for any locums that want something different and fancy a change in scenery…Where better than the beautiful South West of the Country.


You will:

• Be a qualified Social Worker
• Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
• Ideally have prior experience working within a similar team
• Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection, children in need & proceedings.
• Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal
• Have prior experience supervising and mentoring staff
• Have good IT skills and have a flexible approach to work
• Be a car driver with ability to travel throughout the area as required
• The contract is for an initial 3 month period but the expectation is for this to be longer. Ideally we are looking for applicants to commence as soon as possible. The hourly rate will be negotiable and can be discussed more after initial application

Applicants:
To apply please call Liam Murphy on 0121 516 3983 / 07930697422 or email
liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Independent Sessional Adoption Assessors - Birmingham – Birmingham

  • Salary: Competitive based on type of assessment, see below
  • Ref: 5320
  • Benefits:     £2,460 per assessment (Stage 1 review & Stage 2)     £2,300 (Stage 2 only)     Travel expenses paid at 45p per mile or public transport rate; travel time paid for car journeys over 50 miles     Introductory training and ongoing advice and support will be provided.

Independent Sessional Adoption Assessors - Birmingham

We are looking for a number of experienced Independent Social Workers to complete Prospective Adopters’ Reports (PAR) across the Birmingham region.

Our client is a specialist adoption agency and is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.
 
In this position you will mainly be assessing applicants applying to adopt children from overseas countries.  This will involve completing PARs and working to deadlines, whilst being flexible in meeting the needs of the applicants and the agency.  Additionally, assessors take responsibility for needed post-approval work, as available to do so.

In order to be successful in this role, you must be HCPC registered and have:
·         Extensive and recent experience in adoption social work
·         Substantial experience completing PAR assessments
·         A high standard of report writing
·         Willingness to travel 
·         Self-Motivation and ability to work to deadlines

In return we are able to offer…

    A competitive payment per assessment of;
    £2,460 per assessment (Stage 1 review & Stage 2)
    £2,300 (Stage 2 only)
    Travel expenses paid at 45p per mile or public transport rate; travel time paid for car journeys over 50 miles
    Introductory training and ongoing advice and support will be provided.

 
To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk   

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Qualified Social Worker - Looked after Children – Surrey, South East England – Surrey

  • Salary: £33332 - £38312 per annum, plus many benefits.
  • Ref: 5066
  • Benefits: The salary is from £33332 - £38312 per annum, plus many benefits. • A full induction will be provided with a personal performance plan to support your career development. This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities. • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role • Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.

Qualified Social Worker - Looked after Children – Surrey, South East England

Our client, a reputable local authority in Surrey are currently looking to recruit experienced and skilled Social Workers to join their successful and supportive team of staff on a full time, permanent basis.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a new and progressive team, providing a Social Work service to vulnerable Looked after Children, families and carers.

The Role:

- To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for Looked After children
- To undertake assessments under the national assessment framework
- To refer young people, families and carers to appropriate specialists services
- To be responsible for a caseload allocated
- To prepare reports and attend court in accordance with child care legislation

Requirements:

- HCPC Registration with relevant post qualifying experience
- Full UK driving Licence and own car
- Knowledge and understanding of all legislation, especially that relating to child protection and looked after children
- A passion for improving outcomes for children and young people

We are hoping to hear from candidates who are HCPC registered and have experience in working within a similar team, preferably within a LAC Team in a Local Authority.
This position is with a progressive a highly supportive Local Council who really value their staff, please see benefits and salary information below.

The salary is from £33332 - £38312 per annum, plus many benefits.

• A full induction will be provided with a personal performance plan to support your career development. This will include classroom training, e-learning and a range of work place shadowing opportunities.
• Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
• Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role
• Have access to a wide range of attractive benefits including childcare vouchers, access to help with travel and car cost, paid HCPC registration and much more.

How to Apply

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Qualified Social Worker Locum –Looked After Children Team– Norfolk – Norfolk, (Various Locations)

  • Salary: £28 - £32 per hour + mileage 45p per mile
  • Ref: 4785
  • Benefits: The hourly rate for this post from £28 - £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.

Qualified Social Worker Locum –Looked After Children Team– Norfolk

Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Social Workers to work within the Looked after Children Team for a local authority in Norfolk. There are teams in various locations in Norfolk, such as Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Dereham and King’s Lynn.

Duties:

• To develop and execute care plans in order to improve outcomes for Looked After children
• To undertake assessments under the national assessment framework
• To refer young people, families and carers to appropriate specialists services
• To be responsible for a caseload allocated
• To prepare reports and attend court in accordance with child care legislation

Requirements:

• This is a position for a Qualified Social worker with proven experience working within a similar team
• You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with relevant post qualification experience
• You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.

Financial Details:

The hourly rate for this post from £28 - £32 per hour, mileage is 45p per hour.

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 516 3988 / 07958160693 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

Please check out our website for further opportunities: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Case Management Team – Shrewsbury, Shropshire – Shrewsbury, Shropshire

  • Salary: £28 per hour + Expenses
  • Ref: 4434
  • Benefits: A competitive salary of £28 per hour Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Qualified Social Worker Locum – Case Management Team – Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Shrewsbury, Shropshire to recruit experienced Qualified Social Workers to join the Children Case Management Team on a locum basis. This local authority offers competitive pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team and excellent support.

The hourly rate is £28 per hour limited and the contract is for an initial 3 month period, and the on a rolling basis thereafter.

Duties and Requirements:

• Working with children subject to child protection plans
• Assessment and care development
• Working with children looked after
• Undertaking various investigations
• Care Proceedings, writing court reports and attending court
• Be a qualified Social Worker and to hold HCPC/Care Council registration
• To have prior experience working within a similar team
• Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.

Financial Details

A competitive salary of £28 per hour

Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Independent Sessional Adoption Assessors Required – London

  • Salary: Competitve
  • Ref: 5097
  • Benefits: A competitive payment per assessment of; £2,460 per assessment (Stage 1 review & Stage 2) £2,300 (Stage 2 only) Travel expenses paid at 45p per mile or public transport rate; travel time paid for car journeys over 50 miles Introductory training and ongoing advice and support will be provided.

We are looking for a number of experienced Independent Social Workers to complete Prospective Adopters’ Reports (PAR) across the London region.

Our client is a specialist adoption agency and is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.

In this position you will mainly be assessing applicants applying to adopt children from overseas countries. This will involve completing PARs and working to deadlines, whilst being flexible in meeting the needs of the applicants and the agency. Additionally, assessors take responsibility for needed post-approval work, as available to do so.

In order to be successful in this role, you must be HCPC registered and have:
· Extensive and recent experience in adoption social work
· Substantial experience completing PAR assessments
· A high standard of report writing
· Willingness to travel across London
· Self-Motivation and ability to work to deadlines

In return we are able to offer…


A competitive payment per assessment of;
£2,460 per assessment (Stage 1 review & Stage 2)
£2,300 (Stage 2 only)
Travel expenses paid at 45p per mile or public transport rate; travel time paid for car journeys over 50 miles
Introductory training and ongoing advice and support will be provided.


To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Advanced Social Worker Locum –Generic Children’s Team– Derby – Derby

  • Salary: £29.89 per hour limited + Mileage and Expenses
  • Ref: 4786
  • Benefits: Pay rate is £29.89 per hour limited Mileage and expenses are covered

Advanced Social Worker Locum –Generic Children’s Team– Derby

Aurora Resourcing are currently looking to recruit Experienced Social Workers to work within the Generic Children’s Team for a local authority in Derby. This role is perfect for experienced Social Workers situated in this region looking to expand their experience within Children’s Social Care. The local authority is focused on creating positive change in the lives of vulnerable children; hence we’re looking for Qualified Social Workers who have a dedicated attitude with the aim of making a lasting difference.

The hourly rate is competitive, it is £29.89 per hour limited and mileage expenses are reimbursed.

Please get in touch for further details regarding this particular post and further opportunities.

The Role:

• You will hold an allocated caseload of complex cases to protect vulnerable children, manage risk effectively, strengthen emotional resilience, and address underlying causes impacting negatively on their development through interventions with children and their families.
• The work focuses on providing long term interventions with children and families through child in need and child protection processes.
• You will undertake court work and report writing.
• You’ll need relevant qualifications and a good understanding of the systems and processes that enable the protection of children and look after the best interests of their families.

Requirements:

• This is a position for a Qualified Social worker with proven experience working within a similar team
• You must be HCPC / Care Council registered with relevant post qualification experience
• You must have your own vehicle and be able to drive.


Financial Details:

Pay rate is £29.89 per hour limited

Mileage and expenses are covered

How to Apply:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk
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Advanced Social Worker Locum – Children and Families Team – Derbyshire – Derbyshire

  • Salary: Up to £32 per hour + expenses
  • Ref: 5035
  • Benefits: A competitive salary of up to £32 hour limited, can be negotiated based on previous experience. Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Advanced Social Worker Locum – Children and Families Team – Derbyshire

Aurora Resourcing are working in partnership with a local authority in Derbyshire to recruit an experienced Advanced Social Worker to join their exciting, fast paced and forward thinking Children and Families Team on a locum basis.

This local authority offers competitive pay rates, and an ongoing Locum post within a great team.
The local authority also provides an excellent support service and is focused on helping children to live independent lives using judgement rather than paperwork.

The hourly rate is up to £32 per hour can be negotiated based on previous experience. This is a great platform to deepen your experience and knowledge; this could be a perfect opportunity for you. The contract is for an initial 3 month period but the expectation is for this to be longer. Ideally we are looking for applicants to commence as soon as possible.

Duties:

• The role will entail court work and assessment report writing, chairing meetings and care planning for children and families
• This role includes Child In Need and Child Protection Work
• To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need and Children in need of Protection, and cases within the court arena
• To provide reports for departmental meetings, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required

Candidate Requirements:

• Be a qualified Social Worker
• Hold HCPC (or equivalent) registration
• To have prior experience working within a similar team
• Confident in working across various aspects of children's services including child protection and court proceedings.
• Have access to your own vehicle and UK driving licence.

Financial Details

A competitive salary of up to £32 hour limited, can be negotiated based on previous experience.

Mileage and expenses are reimbursed

Applicants:

To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert or the Aurora Resourcing website, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Li Li in confidence on 0121 5163988 / 07958160694 or email lili@auroraresourcing.co.uk

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Locum Qualified Social Worker – Looked After Team– Chorley – Chorley

  • Salary: £24.97 per hour
  • Ref: 4446
  • Benefits: Why Choose Aurora Resourcing? By choosing Aurora Resourcing you will open yourself to new opportunities by working with one of the market leaders specialising in the Social Care sector. We are a bespoke, independent social care agency with the pivotal aim of providing an excellent service that is tailored to your needs and requirements.

Aurora Resourcing are working with a local authority in Chorley. You will be joining a team committed to helping change the lives of children and young people for the better.

The role

-Ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families, according to their assessed needs
-Deliver good outcomes for children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
-Undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, investigation and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.
-Lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.
-Assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs
-With minimal supervision, undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, monitoring, co-ordinating and review of care plans.

The candidate

-HCPC register
-Driver with your own vehicle
-Proven experience working in a Children in care Team
-Knowledge of all current legislation

Additional Information

If you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Jay on 01215163981 / 07950 231191 or email Jay@auroraresourcing.co.uk To see other roles then please visit the Aurora Resourcing website: www.auroraresourcing.co.uk

SSW - Home Based – Mid Devon

  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,000
  • Ref: 4004
  • Benefits: Company Car Pension Home Based

Supervising Social Worker – IFA – Devon – Home Based
Are you an experienced fostering social worker, looking for a change? Wanting to work for a small/medium independent organisation, where you have an opportunity to develop a region and make a role your own?
A medium sized, family feel IFA in the South West are looking for an experienced and passionate supervising social worker to join their team. This role will suit an experienced children’s / fostering social worker who is keen to further develop their career in the independent fostering sector, working for an Independent Fostering Agency that is continuously growing and improving it’s service.
The caseload will be between 6 and 12 so very manageable and you will have a big impact on the regions development plans.
This role will be home based, but there will be an office Plymouth region and good regional support. The region you will be covering is central Devon with a good focal point being around the Okehampton area.
Duties will include:
• Support and supervision to a small existing case load of carers in the region – based across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
• Further regional development, recruiting and assessing potential carers
• Carrying out of Form F assessments and initial visits
• The presentation of applications to the fostering panel
• Delivery of training to carers
• Regular visits to carers and the young people in their care
• Reporting and recording on foster carers performance, needs and on placement progress

You will be:
• HCPC registered with considerable post qualification experience ideally within LAC and Fostering.
• Have access to a vehicle for some travel around the Mid Devon region.

How to Apply
For more information on the role and organisation please send your CV to liam@auroraresourcing.co.uk with your contact information. Alternatively you can call 0121 616 0544 / 07930697422

QSW - Locality Team - Long Term – Guernsey

  • Salary: £40,000 - £46,000
  • Ref: 3578
  • Benefits: Market Leading Salary Interview Flights Paid for Excellent Benefits Exciting new surroundings

Are you a UK based Children’s Social Worker looking for a new and exciting opportunity somewhere slightly more exotic but not too far from our shores?

If you are a Qualified Social worker with some post qualified experience within Children’s Services and want to put your knowledge and experience to the test in an exciting and fresh environment then look no further. Our client in the State of Guernsey are looking for qualified social workers to join their Locality Team on a permanent basis.

The Authority offers a fantastic assisted service to UK residents in order for you to be able to judge the role and the authority.

The assistance provided includes:

A full housing license application from start to finish to reside on the Isle of Guernsey
Travel costs covered when attending an interview on the isle
All queries can be answered by Aurora before proceeding

The Isle of Guernsey boasts incredible scenery and beautiful beaches. It is host to beautiful ports including St Peters port where you can experience the fresh sea air all year round. With better all year temperatures and weather than the mainland you really are onto a winner living on this peaceful yet vibrant isle.

Applications to this role should only be made for those serious about a change. Residence in Guernsey is granted 5 years at a time so you always have an option to move back to the mainland when you feel is right.

Job Requirements:

Social work degree or equivalent, and a good general education.

Must hold current registration with HCPC.

Minimum of one-year post qualifying experience in child protection work.

Knowledge and understanding of theory and legislation that affects children and families and a good knowledge of child care practice, particularly in relation to child protection and looked after children in Guernsey and Alderney.

Experience of undertaking a variety of needs and risk assessments that are evidence and theory based and undertaking joint investigations.

Ability to work with complex issues and analyse information.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to develop positive working relationships and work in partnership with children and young people, parents, carers and other professionals.

Ability to make judgments and decisions with confidence.

Salary and Package

The salary is negotiable and can be discussed at the initial conversation stage, pension and other government benefits are applicable and of course Guernsey is exempt from VAT meaning a greater income for yourself

How to Apply

Please send your CV and contact information and someone will be in touch for a provate discussion

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