Newly Qualified Social Worker

Liverpool, Liverpool
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWAB10092_1599732933
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-10
  • Location: Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-09
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We are currently recruiting a Newly Qualified Social Worker to join the Children and Young Peoples Service in Liverpool City Council.

You will 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • SW Degree or equivalent
  • Current registration with Social Work England
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