Newly Qualified Children Social Worker - CIN

North West England, Manchester

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC150520D_1589383322
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-13
  • Location: North West England, Manchester
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-12
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for a Newly Qualified Children's Social Worker for the Children in need team in North West England.

To contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Children's Social Care Service as part of a team responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and young people continuously improving outcomes.

To be responsible for social work provision including managing own caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance

Main duties:

Hold and effectively manage a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance and support, reflecting the function of the team and Children's Social Care in accordance with policy, procedures, guidance and legislation

Undertake work within legislative frameworks including the preparation of written statements and representations to the judiciary at Court hearings

Be accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, evidence based tools, critical reflection and analysis to inform this

Model critical reflection and evidence based decision making and support others in developing these

Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the range of theories and models for social work intervention with individuals, families, groups and communities and the methods derived from them

Identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situations. Deliver protective and/or supportive services for children at risk, in need and/or looked after. To maintain up to date assessments, care plans and reviews

Communicate skilfully and confidently in complex or high risk situations. Model and help others develop communication skills

Attend and represent the department at a range of multi-disciplinary forums and undertaking the role of Chair as required

Undertake Achieving Best Evidence interviews as required

Undertake direct work with children, young people and their families in line with Children in Need, Child Protection and Care plans

Work co-operatively with colleagues and in partnership within the Council and across multi - agency boundaries.

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Must have a recognised professional Social Work Qualification: DipSW, CQSW or equivalent

Must hold SWE registration

Must have a satisfactory enhanced DBS

Driver preferred Experience of court work

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Newly Qualified Children Social Worker - CIN

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