Children’s Social Worker – Bradford

Children's Social Worker - Bradford

Posted 4 weeks ago

Description

Children’s Social Worker – Bradford 
Rate: up to £35 per hour
 
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
 
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience within childrens services.
 
This Job Profile relates to case holding social workers in the following teams:

  • Localities
  • MASH
  • Throughcare and After Care

 
Key Purpose of Post:
 
To safeguard children including those at significant risk of harm, assess and manage risk and undertaken critical decision making including taking professional responsibility for decision making
Contribute to the provision of Social Care Services in the Community and other settings.
Provide an effective Social Work service including assessment, case planning and reviews.
Operate a Social Work service within departmental policy, practice and procedures.
 
Main Responsibilities:
 

  1. Undertake preventative work with service users to diminish safeguarding concerns, investigating concerns of significant harm and making appropriate use of legislation to safeguard and promote the welfare of service users.
  2. To provide a Social Work service to individuals, their families and carers by assessing and identifying their needs and meeting them through direct therapeutic work, care planning and management. Be able to integrate a theoretical approach with practice.
  3. Manage a caseload, exercising complex decision making in line with professional criteria and making sure that case work is appropriately planned, critically evaluated and reviewed.
  4. Engage effectively with situations of increasing complexity and challenge including multi-agency input, complex family organisational dynamics, multiple problems/disadvantage, multiple significant risk factors, and the need to take into account the public interest.
  5. Ensure appropriate care for service users ensuring the best use of existing mainstream and specialist resources, and demonstrating innovation with these resources where appropriate.
  6. Accept responsibility for and supervision of service users who are provided with care services and undertake expert and robust review of such cases.
  7. Provide expert witness and give evidence to court and other relevant bodies as required, including giving evidence in court in proceedings, and including the presentation of reports and applications for appropriate Legal Orders.
  8. Work in partnership with other agencies and organisations, in order to fulfil the provision of a Social Work service, representing the perspective of the organisation. Maintain contact with a wide range of statutory and voluntary sector professionals for information exchange, the exercise of judgment and in order to influence outcomes in case planning and decision making.
  9. Contribute to multi-disciplinary assessments, chairing and leading meetings when required and participate in planning meetings and reviews, demonstrating and promoting information sharing within/between organisations.

 
 This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.
 

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

 
Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or joe.thomas-samuels@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.