Social Worker Disabled Children's Team

Liverpool, Liverpool
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW353118_1553001223
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-19
  • Location: Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-18
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Social Worker to join their Disabled Children's Team within the Liverpool area.

Remit of the DCT is to provide support to disabled children with complex needs who need specialist services from Children's Services. The service offers a high quality support service aimed at supporting disabled children and young people to remain in their homes and communities through Child In Need plans, child protection plans, overnight breaks, and direct payments and care packages.

The responsibilities of a Children's Social Worker includes:

  • Support a cohort of disabled children who are Looked After and who needs continually need to be reviewed
  • To carry a caseload (long term and short term) as allocated by the Team Manager and within the priorities of the Special Needs, Disability and Psychology Service
  • To maintain a knowledge and awareness of legislation and departmental policies and procedures and to work within these
  • To ensure the Team Manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection
  • To keep file records up to date using the Department's recording guidelines
  • To complete reports in respects of court proceedings, adoption and fostering procedures etc
  • To maintain high standards of professional care working in the best interests of children, ensuring that there are clear plans for Children Looked After by the authority

Requirements of a Children's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience of working with Disabled Children
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Experience of court work including MCA/Best interest Meetings and Court of Protection
  • Working from a strength base model and a commitment to multi- agency working

Salary: Up to £27.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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