Consultant Social Worker - Looked After Children

Worcestershire, Worcestershire
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TQ348949_1551350114
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-28
  • Location: Worcestershire, Worcestershire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-29
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Social Worker to join a LA Safeguarding and LAC Permanency Team within the Worcestershire area.

You will maintain high standards of professional practice, working at all times in the best interests of children and young people, ensuring that there are clear evidence based assessments and care plans in place on all allocated cases.

The responsibilities of the Social Worker includes:

  • To undertake assessments of the needs of children and their families taking into account their views, and ensure the establishment of individual care plans with particular reference to discriminated against groups
  • To participate in the costing, coordination, monitoring and review of care plans in line with department procedure
  • To maintain awareness of current legislative requirements as relating to children and to participate in relevant training
  • To provide clear verbal and written reports to child protection conferences, reviews, planning, meetings and any other purpose as required
  • To maintain accurate and full records of interventions with service users in line with Department's policies and procedures
  • To attend and participate in care/case reviews/conferences as required

Requirements of a Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • Must have extensive experience both within LA Safeguarding and LAC Permanency team settings
  • Must be able to work independently managing own case load and be highly skilled in assessing needs, planning and recording in a timely way
  • Be knowledgeable of legislative and statutory requirements in relation to 'looked after children' and have considerable demonstrable working practice and be skilled in direct work.
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £28.17 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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