Children Social Worker Child Protection - Knowsley

Prescot, Knowsley

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC120620B_1591973034
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-06-12
  • Location: Prescot, Knowsley
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-08-11
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Children's Social Worker for the Child Protection Team for Knowsley Council - L36 9UX

Main duties:

  • Promote the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and their families in Knowsley
  • To carry out timely assessments on children, young people and families in accordance with the Framework for 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
  • Complete direct work with children and young people
  • Demonstrate that you practice to within the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) and Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) aligned to your grade and experience
  • Prepare / formulate care plans for children and young people which take account of their views wishes in the implementation of those care plans
  • To maintain case records to a high standard and produce reports in accordance with the Service guidance / policy and procedure which reflect national guidelines using the relevant information technology
  • To work in an anti-oppressive manner and ensure that case records reflect this
  • To participate in developmental activities as may be required, and to promote improvement of service or the use of resources
  • To pursue appropriate personal and professional training and development opportunities as and when they occur to ensure compliance Social Work England and Service standards / expectations
  • To comply with all the Council's financial regulations
  • Any other duties which will assist the Service in meeting its objectives

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • MUST have qualified experience CP/Court Work
  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • 35 hour week

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