Senior Social Worker



Europe > England > Yorkshire and the Humber > North Yorkshire


Locum, locum


£28.0 - £32.00 per hour



Date Posted

February 3, 2020

Start Date


Applications Close

March 4, 2020

Job Description

We are currently looking for a qualified social worker with experience and extensive knowledge in child protection for a great authority based in the York.


  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families
  • Practice experience of applying assessment skills within a statutory social work setting.
  • Good communication skills inc. verbal, written, negotiation and role modelling
  • Knowledge of child protection, looked after children and associated child in need social work practice issues
  • Knowledge of methods of social work intervention
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations guidance & policy issues.
  • Knowledge & understanding of the framework for the assessment of children in need and their families
  • Contemporary knowledge of social work & their social work applications i.e. attachment theory, enabling change, behaviour management.
  • Knowledge of methods of social work intervention
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations guidance & policy issues

You MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder
  • Qualified Social worker – Degree in social work

Why Medicare First?

  • Free DBS and fast compliance service
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Regular meetings/ visits with your consultant
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £250*

Medicare First is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

*Terms and conditions apply.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Medicare First operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities