Social Worker - Children in Care Team

Dudley, West Midlands, England
Sanctuary Personnel £ 36271.0 - 39571.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 36271.0 - 39571.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
13 Nov 2023
13 Dec 2023

Job Description

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a new permanent position available for a Social Worker within the Children in Care Team to work full time based in Dudley.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker job is up to £39,571 per annum.

Main duties:

* Holds and manages a varied caseload reflecting the function of the team in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and legislation.

* Identifies and assesses levels of risk and need, and delivers protective or supportive services for children at risk, in need and/or looked after. Maintains an up-to-date assessment, care plan and reviews for all cases.

* Assesses and analyses need, contributing to and implementing plans and reviewing progress against identified outcomes ensuring that the child's welfare is paramount throughout.

* Ensures that reports are up to date, of a high quality and submitted according to appropriate timescales.

* Work co-operatively with colleagues and in partnership across agency boundaries.

* Attends a range of meetings including child protection case conference meetings and court hearings to represent the local authority.

* Undertakes direct work with children, young people and their families in line with agreed care plans.

* Develops/maintains good working relationships with other professionals in all agencies.

* Maintains regular supervision through frequent meetings and briefings in line with the Department's supervision policy. Contribute to the development of other workers sharing knowledge and skills as appropriate.

* Contributes through team meetings and organisational events to the development of the service.

* Maintains and develops up-to-date knowledge and relevant skills through continued learning.

* Ensures that expenditure on cases is properly authorised and recorded, in accordance with departmental procedures.

Requirements of this Social Worker job:

* A social Work Qualification or equivalent.

* Understanding of relevant legislation.

* Continual professional development.

* Social Work England registered.


This Social Worker job is advertised by Harry Smy; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning 'Best Candidate Care' at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Ref: 193608

Job Details

Social Worker - Children in Care Team

Dudley, West Midlands, Englandd Sanctuary Personnel
£ 36271.0 - 39571.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
13 Nov 2023
13 Dec 2023

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