Advanced Social Worker

Advanced Social Worker

Posted 4 weeks ago

Description

Working as an Advanced Social Worker, you will work closely with your Team Manager, you will provide professional leadership and supervision to colleagues within your team, supporting your manager with the day-to-day operations and contributing to an effective and efficient service to the Disabled Children Service.
The expectation is that you will be spend approximately 3 days a week being office based, alongside homeworking that can be discussed further at interview.
Advanced Social Workers provide a lead social work role within each team, supporting the development of good evidence-based practice. With substantial post-qualifying experience and the ability to demonstrate that you’re working at the Advanced Social Worker level, you will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to work with families with complex needs within a multi-agency environment
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of social work mentoring, coaching and training professional colleagues
  • Have evidence of substantial post-qualifying training and development
  • Be able to lead improvement and challenge the quality of social care practice in a constructive manner

 
An agreed weekly agency accommodation / commuter travel allowance of up to £150 per week is offered for those living 50 miles or more from their work base.