Qualified Social Worker
North East, United Kingdom
£180 Per Day
Permanent (Full time)
We are recruiting on behalf of our Client, who are looking to employ excellent Qualified and experienced Social Workers with completed ASYE to start an immediate short to long term, full time contract in the Tyne and Wear area.
About the role:
To carry out assessments of Children in Need and Children in Need of Protection and to undertake direct work with children and their families.
To work in accordance with established policies and procedures of Together for Children and Sunderland Safeguarding Board.
To manage an assigned caseload of children and families, independently in compliance with agreed casework objectives, assessing and managing risks appropriately, and in accordance with statutory regulations and guidelines.
To investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse or ill treatment of children undertake assessments and where appropriate arrange accommodation or children and young people maintaining appropriate personal/professional boundaries.
To work to a range of legal options to support investigation and protection; if required give evidence in court; using contingency planning to plan for changing circumstances. To liaise with colleagues in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning.
To work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to formulate care plans in partnership based on their assessment of need.
To undertake direct social work responsibilities as an allocated worker to children and families assigned to monitor and review the implementation of care plans, ensuring that the services being provided are meeting the assessed need and the provision remains within any agreed costs.
To prepare record, maintain case records and other information in accordance with child protection procedures and timescales.
To keep up to date with social work practice, and also reflect and identify development and training needs to ensure continuous professional development.
To work within the Together for Children's professional policy and procedures, and code of conduct. To ensure effective and timely communication across Child Protection services, listen to and respond to the views and ideas of other professionals, stakeholders (particularly children and young people and their families) to ensure services are relevant, responsive and focused on meeting identified needs.
To champion diversity and equality.
You will be qualified in social Work with a Degree or equivalent, with a proven record of completed ASYE (or equivalent prior to 2012)
You will ideally have an up to date enhanced DBS on the Update Service, however if you do not we can assist in processing a new DBS.
You will be HCPC Registered You will be comfortable and have an excellent understanding of the Children's Act 1989 and 2004
If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Alicia Caulfield at PinPoint Health & Social Care on######### , or send an up to date CV to #########
Posted 157 days ago