Senior Social Worker Child In need Team

Recruiter
Liverpool Social Care Qualified Hub
Location
Woking
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work in an organisation where your continued development is of utmost importance? Where you are offered coaching and development opportunity's to enhance your practice?
I am recruiting for a Senior Social Worker in the Child In Need Team for a Greater London County Council
My Clients are creating an environment where talent is nurtured and people are supported to be the best they can be.
This Local Authority are determined to focus efforts and resources where they matter most, moving with purpose and pace to deliver the services there residents deserve.
"""""The safety and welfare of children is why we all do what we do. Our vision is that 'Children and young people are happy, healthy, safe and confident in their future' but above all, as an absolute priority that they are seen, safe and heard.""""

This is a great time to join this Council, it is just a short distance from London but a million miles from the capital's hustle and bustle, With access to major arterial road routes (including the M25, M3 and M23), frequent rail services to central London and close proximity to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, making it easily accessible.

With a starting salary of £39,270 upto £43,150 for Qualified Social Workers, the pay is competitive and plus benefits. In addition you will receive a £2,000 payment to take up a role in Children's Teams.(terms apply)

Can you take professional responsibility for managing a complex caseload which will include individuals, children, carers and families who require support and guidance?
Are you , with the right support able to demonstrate confident and effective judgement about risk and accountability in decision-making and be able to sustain engagement with fluctuating circumstances and capacities, including where there is hostility and risk?
As a Senior Social Worker on the Child In Need Team, you will act as a mentor to social workers and support their development, and undertake duties of a practice teacher as required.
You will Play a leading role in practice development, help promote and sustain a learning culture and mentor less experienced staff Where required, take the role of practice educator (or train as a practice educator) for students and the role of ASYE assessor and supervisor for newly qualified social workers in the team.
The role holder is largely autonomous and works with access to guidance from peer networks and more experienced staff. They will take on the more complex cases and will seek advice and guidance from more senior staff where cases fall outside their range of experience.
For further details or an informal chat please call; cheryle.wileman@reedglobal.com

As a Social Worker on the Child In Need Team, you will take professional responsibility as directed, for managing a caseload which will include individuals, children, families and carers who require support and guidance. Enable them to identify their needs and plan support to meet those needs using the full range of options, seeking advice and support where appropriate.
As a Social Worker on the Child in Need Team you will undertake tasks determined by your own level of skill and experience. working under the supervision of more experienced staff you may take on responsibility for the supervision of non-professionally qualified staff, following appropriate training on staff supervision and assessment of competence.
As a Social Worker in Surrey you will uphold the values and behaviours of the organisation.Equality & Diversity: To work inclusively, with a diverse range of stakeholders and promote equality of opportunity.Health, safety and welfare: To maintain high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare at work and take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others.
With a starting salary of £39,270 upto £43,150 Qualified Social Workers, the pay is competitive and plus benefits. In addition you will receive a £2,000 payment to take up a role in Children's Teams.(terms apply

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