Senior Social Worker - Children (Assessments) UP TO GBP29.93 PH

27.00 - 29.93 GBP Hourly + GBP27.00 - GBP29.93/hour
10 Sep 2019
08 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Looking for a Senior Social Worker to join a Children's Assessment team in Stoke on Trent

37 Hours Per Week. 3 Month minimum with a view to extend further.
MUST have post qualified experience working within a busy assessment team in the past and preferably most recently.
Job role;
Assessments of Connected Carers (or family and friends) Suitability and full assessment and General /Mainstream Foster Carer Assessments. Recruitment Activity, training and participation in duty and team meetings.


To take personal responsibility for continuing professional development including modules of the specialist Post Qualifying Specialist Childcare Award, and for achieving and maintaining the required level of performance for the post.

To be responsible for effective time management and responding flexibly to the needs of the service.

To provide support and cover for other staff as required by the Practice and / or Principal Manager.

To actively participate in the performance management system including supervision, PDR, team meetings, section and divisional briefings and reviews of service.

To ensure that departmental health and safety procedures and standards are followed in the performance of all duties.

To have Commitment to developing skills through work experience in a range of divisional situations i.e. routine secondments, job rotation and shadowing.

To be responsible for contributing to information management processes in the department.

To take responsibility under the direction of the Principal or Practice Manager for the support of social work students on placement and act as workplace supervisor or Practice Teacher if appropriately trained.
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