Social Worker - Youth Offending Team

Swindon, Bristol

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWABYO_1606997759
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-12-03
  • Location: Swindon, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-01
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care have an exciting position for a Social Worker to join the Youth Offending Team in Swindon.


Undertake statutory duties associated with the service group outlined in the context statement, in accordance with directorate policy and practice, with the supervision, guidance and direction of an appropriate manager.


  • Carry a caseload with a high level of direction and supervision by and access to the manager who will agree the means by which care management is to be undertaken is to be undertaken and approve decisions, plans and written reports
  • Participate in team duty and referral taking systems as directed
  • Undertake assessment of service users needs in accordance with directorate policies and procedures. Assessments will be carried out in conjunction with service users, families, carers and other professionals. Assessments will involve the evaluation of all aspects of an individual's situation, including an assessment of jeopardy and risk
  • Devise, implement and review care plans to meet service user need/statutory responsibilities as agreed by the Team Manager or Assistant Team Manager
  • Apply specific methods of intervention as appropriate to the service group
  • Provide reports as required
  • Contribute to the effective functioning of the team
  • Maintain essential records, input and maintain records on the core computer system as required and to undertake IT training as necessary
  • Make available any records for statistical purposes or inspection
  • Liaise effectively with colleagues in other statutory, voluntary and independent sector agencies, as required.


Qualifications: Degree approved by Social Work England

Experience: 2+ years working with Children and Young People as a qualified Social Worker in the UK

Compliance: Up to date SWE/CCW registration and DBS

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w

Working with Tradewind Recruitment Social Care:

Established in 2011, Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Tradewind Social Care is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work

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