LAC Social Worker

2022-06-23 12:26:122022-07-20Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeTemporary Full Time
AreaNot specifiedUK
SectorSocial Work - Children's
Salary£40.00 - £41.00
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserKate Bowen
Job RefV37434

We are currently recruiting a Social Worker for Wrexham Council's LAC team with a case load of 15. The role will pay £41 an hour (Umbrella rate).

There will be a hybrid working where the worker is required to work on site with citizens, office or working from home subject to service needs. 

There is good technology set up to enable this modern ways of working to take place within the service

The placement will normally be 37 hours per week. The Service is open to alternative work patterns such as condensed working patterns (9 day fortnight or 5 days in 4 working weeks) and part time working hours subject to service needs/ current work patterns of the wider team. 

Option to ensure additional hours that are accrued (subject to service need) can be taken back as paid time off work at different time.

Accommodation Allowance of £100 per week will be applicable for agency workers who live / are based more than 30 miles from Wrexham. 

Agency worker induction programme to ensure proper introduction to the council, the service itself and the role. Including completion of key mandatory e-learning e.g. H&S, social care complaints, data protection & FOI and introduction to our social care systems / recording.

Access to development as required to undertake agency placements e.g. , Lunch and learn sessions with Social Care colleagues,  in addition to mandatory training as part of the departments improvement journey (i.e. mental capacity)

Offering a nurturing and supportive working environment where wellbeing is a high priority for its workforce. Agency workers who are treated as part of the Social Services team with access to supportive managers, peer colleagues and access to wellbeing services as provided through the Care First assistance programme. 


Testimonial 1

‘’I qualified as a social worker in 2011 and have worked in a variety of social work settings since then. I began working as a social worker in the Family Support Team in Wrexham February 2019. I was employed through an agency. I had at that time never worked within a Child Protection team, but I had had relevant experience from a different perspective. After a couple of months of working as an agency social worker I made the decision to apply for a permanent post. Since becoming a permanent member of staff I have had several opportunities to undertake specialist training. In May 2021 I transferred to the Assessment and Intervention Team and then successfully applied for the post of Assistant Team Manager which I started in October 2021.

Since working in Wrexham, despite working in 2 very fast paced teams, I have found it to be a supportive environment where people pull together and there is always someone to speak to for a second opinion. I think in this sort of environment this is what makes all the difference.’’


Testimonial 2

‘’Firstly on arrival in Wrexham my first impression was that everybody was friendly and welcoming, this was not only my immediate team, but the wider community within children's services. Initially on arrival I had a number of court cases which needed immediate work and that was challenging with having child protection cases some of which had escalated to be managed under the PLO process. Nevertheless my ATM has been incredibly supportive and patient with me, which has provided me with confidence. There has been some significant changes within the Team separating the Child protection work from the Court work and this works well.  The new office has also  created a very open forum for discussion with supporting neighbouring teams and I think this has reduced the amount of emails and increased staff support.‘’


Required –

  • Social Work Degree (or equivalent)

  • Social Care Wales Registration

  • Enhanced DBS on Update Service (can help with this if needed)


Why join Hoop Social Work?

  • Largest supplier of Qualified Social Workers across South Wales

  • 17 years’ experience of the South Wales Social Work market

  • PAYE and Umbrella payroll options available – you choose! 

  • Dedicated point of contact (support team to cover whilst on leave)

  • Twice weekly payroll

  • Actively supplying every Local Authority in South Wales and West Wales

  • Refer a friend scheme available

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