Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Location Slough, Slough, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £37,731 - 42,839 per year
Contact Lucy Pearson
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Reference 164605

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Slough, within the Children with Disabilities Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker role is £37,731 - £42,839 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases producing outcome based plans, having regard to the needs of, and risks to, children and their families.
  • To develop effective relationships with children, young people and their families to improve impact of work and determine the level of service available ensuring written plans are agreed with the CYP and their families and reflect their views.
  • To determine, using evidence-based practice how these needs will be met subject to resources, statutory responsibilities, within the framework of council policies and procedures.
  • To be responsible for effective Individual performance in line with national standards and performance indicators, including receiving regular supervision.
  • Responsible for participating in routine auditing activity across the service to secure the highest possible standards of social work practice and record keeping and to act in accordance with requirements of the Quality Assurance Framework.
  • To ensure that the needs of service users/carers from all communities are addressed, and that close attention is paid to equalities issues in all aspects of work. To ensure access to translation and interpretation services as necessary.
  • To complete financial assessments and, where appropriate, to determine contributions and levels of need/service.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships at appropriate levels with other relevant partner agencies e.g. voluntary, community, schools, police, health other statutory agencies/local resource networks and internal partners.
  • To maintain, monitor and review accurate records of all work undertaken ensuring recording information is accurate and up to date, including comprehensive use of the Integrated Children’s System.
  • To work effectively move casework to other areas of service as appropriate with a clear transfer plan.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Recent post-qualifying experience within frontline social work.
  • Knowledge and Skills for Child and Family Social Workers – issued by DfE.
  • Ability to write reports to a high standard.
  • Understanding of children and families legal framework and assessment process.
  • Understanding and experience of child protection procedures.

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