Standard Childrens Social Worker

Liverpool, Liverpool

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW977645_1563970142
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-07-24
  • Location: Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-22
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We are currently recruiting a committed and caring individual to work as a Standard Childrens Social Worker for Liverpool City Council, North West England.

Job Purpose:

  • To contribute to the operational delivery of an effective Children's Social Care Service as part of a team responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and young people continuously improving outcomes.
  • To be responsible for social work provision including managing own caseload whilst managing the reputation of the Department and Council and complying with national and service procedures and guidance
  • 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 responsible for accurate, sensitive, timely and up to date data entry on all cases including:

- Data entry on ICS and any other electronic tools or database

- Data required for specific PIs/targets,

- Due consideration being given to any legal and human rights of the individuals concerned

  • Ensure that client information data is lawfully gathered, accurate, up to date and only divulged in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the local government common law duty of confidentiality. Failure to apply these duties can lead to the individual or the Service facing court proceedings
  • Prepare and participate in Performance and Development Reviews, identifying areas for improvement and carrying out agreed learning and development opportunities including using research to inform practice


  • 5+ Years' experience needed
  • HCPC Registration
  • Social Work Degree
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Standard Childrens Social Worker

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