Social Worker - Children and Families

Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: 5185773CSWB_1631002320
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2021-09-07
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-11-06
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Social Worker - Children and Families - Bradford

This role is for an experienced Social Worker to work in the child & family team in Bradford.

As a Social Worker within this team, you will play a key role in managing long term child in need, child protection and care proceedings cases. You will be required to undertake meaningful, direct work with children and their families. The caseload will include varying degrees of court work.

Duties:

  1. Undertake preventative work with children and young people to diminish safeguarding concerns, investigating concerns of significant harm and making appropriate use of legislation to safeguard these people.
  2. Assessing and identifying the children and young persons needs and meeting them through direct therapeutic work, care planning and management. Be able to integrate a theoretical approach with practice.
  3. Manage a caseload, exercising complex decision making in line with professional criteria and making sure that case work is appropriately planned, critically evaluated and reviewed.
  4. Engage effectively with situations of increasing complexity and challenge including multi-agency input, complex family organisational dynamics, multiple problems/disadvantage, multiple significant risk factors, and the need to take into account the public interest.
  5. Ensure appropriate care for service users ensuring the best use of existing mainstream and specialist resources, and demonstrating innovation with these resources where appropriate.

Requirements

  • Social Work Qualification
  • Social Work England Registration
  • Available at short notice

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