Social Worker (Children) - Featherstone

Featherstone, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
WV10 7UA
Seven Healthcare £ 28.35 - 28.35 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 28.35 - 28.35 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
2 Sep 2021
Closes
30 Sep 2021

Job Description

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Senior Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children in Featherstone.

The role:

To provide a high quality and comprehensive social work service to children and young people, their families and carers in line with the policies and procedures of the Children and Young People's Directorate and within regulatory and statutory guidelines, the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Child and Family Work and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Code of Practice.

To contribute to a wide range of statutory social work activities and carry out professional social work tasks in accordance with recognised social work procedures, Signs of Safety, evidence based practice and professional social work ethics.

This is an experienced social worker role with specific responsibilities for managing a caseload of higher levels of complexity. This will include assessment of needs and the management of risk regarding children, young people, their families and carers.

Senior social workers will be expected to maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required and give evidence in court in relation to care or other proceedings.

They will be expected to provide casework advice, support and guidance to other team members and contribute to the planning and developing of future services and policies, whilst promoting innovative ways of developing support to service users.

The role will include the supervising of students and the development of the practice learning setting, including providing support and guidance to newly qualified social workers within the team as required.

Key Responsibilities:

To carry out the role and responsibilities of a key worker for a caseload which will include complex and statutory work

To undertake assessment, planning and reviewing work concerning children in need, children subject to child protection plans and children who are looked after in care using the Signs of Safety model and a child-focused approach in accordance with agreed statutory and service procedures.

To work restoratively with children and young people, families and carers to maintain and develop effective relationships and to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning

To be responsible for analysing information to support the ongoing needs of children, young people and their families and carers

To work directly with children and young people to ensure that assessments and interventions are informed by their views

To maintain and develop effective working relationships with other professionals within the directorate and with partner agencies to ensure integrated, holistic and multidisciplinary approach to the care management and safeguarding of children and young people.

To work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed choices and decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning.

To utilise appropriate information and communication technology to ensure the provision of prompt and efficient services and information to service users, partner agencies and other stakeholders and maintain accurate and complete records.

To be responsible for planning and negotiating a range of appropriate services and interventions that meet the needs of children and young people within delegated levels of responsibility

To use high level communication skills including listening, building empathy, consultation and negotiation to ensure positive outcomes for children and young people.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

* Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.

* Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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Job Details

Social Worker (Children) - Featherstone

Featherstone, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 28.35 - 28.35 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
2 Sep 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
30 Sep 2021

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