Social Worker Children and Families Team - Swindon

Swindon, Bristol

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW1408B_1565791199
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-08-14
  • Location: Swindon, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-10-13
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

My client Is currently seeking an Experienced Social Worker to join the Childrens and Families team in Swindon.

Job Purpose

To undertake professional and comprehensive casework for a complex caseload of children and young people

To maintain high professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods, ensuring that you are abreast of new developments. Provide guidance and support to less experienced staff to help them develop their professional skills and knowledge

As lead professional, to contribute to the provision of good quality services which integrate government and local initiatives and guidance (including Working Together, Child Protection procedures, Looked After Children's processes, the Assessment Framework and Common Assessment Framework)

Work within Swindon Borough Council's policies, procedures and good practice guidelines in order to meet the needs of the children and families allocated

Manage an allocated caseload appropriate to the extensive experience of the Experienced Social Worker, to include complex assessments of children, families and parenting and other work to meet statutory requirements

Maintain up to date case notes and other records, utilising relevant IT systems, and write reports, including court reports, and give expert evidence in court

Knowledge & Experience

HCPC Registered

Social Work Degree

Experience of identifying the needs of children and young people and establishing targeted planning to meet their needs

Practical experience producing in depth and analytical assessments for complex cases

Experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families and chairing formal multidisciplinary meetings

Knowledge and understanding of the framework for the assessments of children in need and their families

Good IT skills

Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team

To discuss this opportunity further please contact ALEX BLYTH on 0203 743 6103

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