Social Worker - Court and Care Planning

Location Dudley, Dudley, England
Job type Permanent
Salary £38,890 per year
Contact Jenifer Watts
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Reference 164776

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to work based in Dudley, within the Children’s Court and Care Planning Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker role is £38,890 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Contribute to the delivery of an effective children’s social care services as part of a social work team, improving outcomes for children and young people.
  • Manage caseloads dependent upon experience, grade of post, and complexity of cases utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning, and child protection investigations.
  • Carry out high quality assessments, using child-centred, community-focused, and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships, and to secure the best outcomes for children and young people.
  • Apply relevant policy to practice.
  • Recognise and value diversity and cultural difference.
  • Provide professional expertise at meetings and represent the local authority as required in Court.
  • Make a positive contribution to team meetings and events.
  • Undertake learning and development opportunities as available, completing courses as advised by your supervisor.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work.
  • Current Social Work England registration.
  • Substantial post-qualifying experience within frontline children and families social work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within current legislation and statutory guidance.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of professional social work practices, an understanding of the social work task, and understanding of key legislation.
  • Ability to use IT and willingness to undertake IT training as required.
  • Full driving licence and access to personal vehicle.

This Social Worker job is advertised by Jenifer Watts; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

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