Social Worker-Children- Duty & Assessment team

Location Lancashire
Salary £17.01 - £20.10 per hour
2 X QSW required asap in the Duty & Assessment Team , Central. Successful candidate will be expected to work across 3 areas. Chorley South Ribble, Preston and West Lancs.
This is a role on the duty & assessment team. Duties will include;
• Screening of referrals with guidance of manager.
• Responding to professional and client queries to the duty service.
• Holding cases from the point of referral until closure or transfer to alternative team.
• Completing C&F assessments, S47 and occasional court and child looked after work.
• Managing multi agency meetings.
• Presenting cases at court and within CP conferences.
Must have substantial experience
PLEASE ensure that candidates have an in-date DBS/5 year references and CV's

It is a really exciting time to work in Lancashire and our Children's Services are progressive and innovative. We embrace strength-based approaches, are currently embedding a family safeguarding model of practice and offer a challenging but rewarding working life balance. Working with children and young people is both challenging and rewarding, enabling you to make a positive difference in their lives. We understand the importance of our teams having the right support in place, a healthy work-life balance and a manageable caseload. We aim for caseloads to be between 15 and 22 (depending the function you are working in). We pay your mileage and we have a time of in lieu policy. ?
We currently take a hybrid approach to our work; we mainly work from home but there are opportunities to come together as a team when required. Your office based will be Skelmersdale.