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Childrens Social Worker - Duty and Assessment

Childrens Social Worker - Duty and Assessment

Posted 30 April by Reed Social Care
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Our Client, Bradford Council, is seeking an experienced Children’s Social Worker to join their Team.

Fantastic payrate of £43.57 per hour!

Are you a Childrens Social Worker, passionate about making a difference in your community? Do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

Responsibilities of this role:

  • To manage a protected caseload within a framework of supervision under the direction of the Team Manager, including the referral, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action to ensure that resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, families and carers.
  • To demonstrate competence as outlined in the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Children and Family Practitioners
  • To promote the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and their families in St Helens
  • To carry out timely assessments on children, young people and families in accordance with the Framework of Assessment and Working Together guidance
  • Ensure assessments and planning for children and young people actively promote the participation and engagement of all relevant agencies, the child/young person and their family.
  • Prepare/facilitate care plans for children and young people which will take account of their views and wishes in the implementation of these care plans.
  • Assess the needs of children and young people who require social work services, including the identification of risk and the need for protection.
  • To develop, coordinate and delivery multi-agency plans to meet assessed needs and to review these plans to ensure they continue to meet assessed needs.
  • Undertake social work with families in order to reduce the need for care or accommodation, and a range of community care and safeguarding assessments in accordance with relevant statutory requirements, identifying risks and appropriate support plans.
  • To participate in development activities as may be required to promote improvement of service or the use of resources.
  • To accurately record, critically analyse and keep up to date information using appropriate IT systems in accordance with the Departments recording policy.
  • Create and maintain effective relationships with children, young people, their parents, families and carers to ensure the diverse needs are identified, met and regularly reviewed.
  • To demonstrate effective practice in the most complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk, striking a balance between support and control, liaising with a wide range of professionals within multi-disciplinary teams, including more senior levels

Requirements of this role:

  • Must be a Qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England.
  • Must have minimum of 2 years’ post qualified experience.

Benefits of working through Reed, include:

  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant.
  • Aftercare service delivered by Candidate Care Team.
  • Free CV building and Interview support.
  • Free DBS checks.
  • Weekly payroll.
  • PAYE payroll option with additional benefits including holiday pay, healthcare, pension plus more.
  • CPD contributions.
  • Access to full UK jobs market with top tier status across many public and private sector clients.
  • Supporting the Reed Foundation which has given £9.5m to charity since 2010.

Does this role interest you? Apply today!

Reference: 52554026

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