Social Worker - Bolton Council - Safeguarding Team

 Published 18 days ago
 United Kingdom
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An exciting job role has recently become available at the Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council. They are looking for a new member for their Safeguarding team. 

Benefits of the role:

  • Supportive and Friendly Team
  • Hybrid Working
  • Generic Caseload


- This service operates borough-wide, catering to new clients or those not currently allocated to qualified workers in other teams.
- Responsibilities include conducting duty work screening for safeguarding referrals, averaging approximately two days per week.
- Additionally, conducting Section 42 inquiries under the Care Act 2014 is part of the role.
- The team is small yet dedicated, fostering a supportive environment.
- Adherence to Bolton's safeguarding policy and procedure is essential.
- Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act is required, as MCA assessments and decisions on Best Interests are integral to the role.

What we are looking for in a Social Worker:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Free access to Liquid’s exclusive social work training and CPD portal
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £500 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.



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