Family Support Social Worker

Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes

A great opportunity has arisen for Social Worker to join their Family Support Team within the Milton Keynes area.

To carry out the duties of a professional Social Worker within Specialist Services, assessing the needs of children, young people and their families, analysing information and with the needs of the child as central, developing and implementing care plan and effective intervention that will ensure the child's safety, wellbeing and development into adulthood, in line with policy and legislation and professional codes of practice.

The responsibilities of a Social Worker includes:

  • Assessments are carried out effectively, speaking to/observing the child, and within timescales so that his/her care needs are clearly identified and recorded
  • Devise and implement clear child care plans and interventions appropriate for each case to address identified needs
  • Manage a Child Care workload under the supervision/guidance of the Team Manager/Deputy Team Manager
  • Accurate individual case records are maintained electronically and reports are provided as required
  • Attend regular supervisory meetings with team manager and/or a senior member regularly to monitor progress and identify development needs
  • Works closely with other agencies and services in a co-operative way, sharing information and planning care together to meet the needs of the child holistically

Requirements of a Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within a Family Support Team
  • Ability to analyse, summarise and write/record relevant information clearly and concisely so that it is easily understood by users and colleagues
  • Able to undertake a range of childcare assessments and formulate care plans
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £32.00 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

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW343840_1546968107
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-11
  • Location: Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-29
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