Senior Social Worker - Children in Need

Job type Permanent
Salary £35248.00 - £41666.00 per annum
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Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Wandsworth for a Social Worker to work within a Children in Need Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice in Children's Services and be registered with the HCPC.

As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £35, 248 - £41,666 per annum.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead professional in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases
  • Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR)
  • Bring together and co-ordinate the team around the child to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding
  • Establish and develop collaborative working with allied health and social care practitioners from children's and adults' services
  • Promote and model effective working arrangements with schools, children's centres and other settings;  Develop a good understanding of evidence based practice and integrate models of best practice into day to day service delivery
  • Participate positively in professional supervision and annual appraisal (PrP) review, taking personal responsibility for the quality of practice
  • Take part in case/practice audits and contribute to peer audit arrangements as required
  • Build professional credibility within the multi-professional partnership by achieving practice standards and meeting performance targets consistently.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:

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