Senior Social Worker LAC

Enfield, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS401178_1599840467
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-11
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-10
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Children's Senior Social Worker for the Looked After Team (LAC) team for Enfield Council.

To show, at all times, a personal commitment to Looked after Children and treating all service users, customers and colleagues in a fair and respectful way, which gives positive regard to people's differences and individuality (for example, gender, gender identity, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age) Assists in ensuring equal access to services and employment opportunities for everyone and promotes the Council's Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy.

Main duties:

  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and/or vulnerable adults
  • Contributes to the overarching strategy in Hull Children's Social Care Services - to ensure that the team actively plans for safety, permanency and stability for children and young people regardless of the setting in which they live and to actively support children to live at home safely
  • Works in partnership with colleagues, parents and carers, ensuring that child-centred, systemic practice is the principal standard and framework for all work undertaken with children, young people and families
  • Engages in critical reflection and constructive challenge within the course of working with colleagues, other agencies and with children, young people and families
  • Actively engages in the professional development framework for Hull Children's Social Care Services (including attendance at practice development groups) and continuous learning as per relevant level of the Professional Capabilities Framework for the role

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • Experience of working within and providing information/input to a range of activities related to the Children's Social Care legal framework eg. case conferences, court, looked after children reviews, strategy meetings
  • 2 years minimum experience within the local authority
  • Social Work qualification e.g. Degree in Social Work; DipSW or equivalent
  • Be registered with Social Work England (SWE)
  • Clear enhanced DBS check

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Senior Social Worker LAC

Enfield, London