Level 3
Social Services

Social Worker - Independent

Ref: 224| Posted: 2nd Dec 2019

An opportunity has arisen within children's services for an experienced social worker. The post will be based in the initial response team within intake and assessment. 

Intake and assessment is a fast paced and exciting team where the work is diverse and progressive. Practitioners undertake Well-being and S47 assessments and provide short term interventions to support families to increase safety within the home. Practitioners hold cases for a short period of time; long term work is generally transferred at the first planning meeting. The Team are on a duty rota for one week in every three meaning you have the opportunity to plan and record your work in a structured and organised way. Social Workers may also be involved in care and private law proceedings.

The successful candidate will have experience of assessment, care planning, person centre planning and care management skills working actively with all partners to identify and meet individuals care support needs.You will be a registered Social Worker and have excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication and organisation skills and have IT skills.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

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