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Social Worker

Assist people in resolving and coping with problems in their daily lives

Responsibilities:

To be in charge of all assigned children and families’ assessment, planning, monitoring and review functions.
Conducting thorough and informed assessments of need and risk.
Attend any Court hearings as needed and provide evidence as needed.
To promote a strengths-based approach with community-based solutions.
In consultation with the team manager, ensure that each child has a detailed care plan presented to review.
To encourage the stability and permanence of placements for looked-after children.
To provide guidance and development through supervision. to take on educator roles, to coach and observe practice.
Foster carers are given advice and support.
Developing care pathway plans.
To ensure that deadlines for Court reports and panel papers are met when necessary.
Conducting complex assessments on Looked After Children.
Introduce community services to clients to assist in recovery.

Requirements:
Experience working with people with learning disabilities, the elderly, or those who have recently been discharged from the hospital.
Professional Social Work qualification.
Excellent case management skills.
A supportive management team and a diverse caseload.
Regular and easy access to the leadership team and the principal social worker.
Mentoring support from the practice development manager and precise line management.