Advanced Social Worker

Derby, Derbyshire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW351533_1553008590
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-19
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-18
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Advanced Social Worker to join their team within the Derby area.

Carry out child-focused assessments of need, including investigations of suspected child abuse, working jointly with colleagues from the Department, and from other Agencies where appropriate.

The responsibilities of an Advanced Social Worker includes:

  • Develop appropriate service plans with associated procedures based upon assessed needs and eligibility criteria
  • Ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families according to their assessed needs and service plan. This will include the rigorous implementation of eligibility criteria, and acting as Key Worker with children in need including those who are subject to Child Protection plans, as well as who are 'Looked After' by the Council
  • Work consistently within the parameters of the law, departmental policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Attend conferences, reviews, core groups and planning meetings, as appropriate
  • Make case planning decisions which are consistent with the responsibilities and grading of the post
  • Maintain accurate and effective recording of information and action taken, as defined and specified by City Council policy and procedure

Requirements of an Advanced Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children's Services
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £29.77 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Advanced Social Worker

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