Social Worker - Family Finding Team

Location Slough, Berkshire
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
Contact Leon Ali
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Reference HQ00101612_1578571512

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Slough, within the Family Finding Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £35 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties of the Social Worker:

  • Responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases producing outcome based plans, having regard to the needs of, and risks to, children and foster carer families.
  • To develop effective relationships with children, young people and foster carer 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.
  • With the agreement of the Social Work Practice Manager, to identify resources required and available to promote child/family wellbeing.
  • 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

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

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This Social Worker job is advertised by Leon Ali; 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.