Senior Social Worker - Assessment and Intervention Teams

31.34 - 33.34 GBP Hourly + GBP31.34 - GBP33.34/hour
03 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Purpose

Childrens Services

• To ensure that within all cases, but specifically complex situations all eligible children receive good quality, in-depth assessments, robust plans with SMART planning that is appropriate to meet their needs and achieve good outcomes for children.

• To support less experienced members of the team and students in learning and developing skills, knowledge and expertise, by providing advice, guidance and mentoring.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

• To carry out assessments and manage plans of intervention/support/care within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Practice and/or Principal Manager.

• To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice

• To maintain a personal awareness of legislation, national and regional developments and key drives that shape and influence contemporary social work practice.

• To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with Departmental procedures, and that information required for management purposes is recorded and inputted appropriately.

To be shortlisted to interview your CV will clearly evidence:

*That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree or recognised equivalent qualification.

*A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.

*An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills.

*Previous managerial experience in an Assessment Team.

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