Social Worker - Childrens and Young People

North West England, Manchester

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW3005B_1559207774
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-05-30
  • Location: North West England, Manchester
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-07-29
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We currently have an exciting position for a Social Worker to join the Childrens and Young Peoples Team in the North West of England.

Job Purpose:

  • 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.


  • SW Degree or equivalent
  • Current registration with HCPC
  • Knowledge of Children Act 1989 /2004, Adoption & Children Act 2002, Children and Young Persons Act 2008, other appropriate legislative frameworks, statutory guidance and processes for Looked After Children and Children subject to Child Protection Plans
  • Knowledge of the Assessment Framework and other relevant assessment and planning tools
  • Ability to apply critical reflection and analysis to complex case
  • Ability to demonstrate effectively the role of a Corporate Parent

To discuss this opportunity further please contact Alex Blyth on 0203 743 6103

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applications who meet the needs of our clients

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