First Response Social Worker

Northampton, Northampton

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW343807_1547032635
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-11
  • Location: Northampton, Northampton
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-30
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Social Worker to join their First Response Team within Northampton.

To be responsible for the assessment, planning, monitoring and review functions for all allocated children and families.

The responsibilities of a First Response Social Worker includes:

  • To undertake all work in a manner that is responsive to legislative requirements as well as corporate and national priorities
  • To prepare for regular supervision and reflective practice consultations concerning casework practice and ensure that work is progressed and completed as agreed
  • To take responsibility for ensuring that all work undertaken in connection with assessment, planning, monitoring and review functions are undertaken in an efficient and effective manner which demonstrates a positive impact and outcome for children, young people and their families
  • To seek direction, advice, guidance and support whenever necessary and appropriate and to ensure that the Senior Practitioner/Team Manager is notified of any situation concerning risks about the safety or wellbeing of a child
  • To contribute to the formulation of the Service Plan and to be clear about Team priorities as they relate to the social work role and function
  • To ensure that all allocated children are visited, spoken to/communicated with and monitored in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements and in line with best practice standards

Requirements of a First Response Social Worker:

  • 2 years recent experience in R&A
  • HCPC registered
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to handle complex case loads

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

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