Qualified Social Worker
Location: South East
Pay rate: £36648 – £42403 per annum
We are looking for experienced and passionate Social Workers to join a dedicated Family Support & Protection Team. As part of this Local Authorities Family Support & Protection Service, you will have a passion for making a difference to our children. This role has been created through significate investment in order to add capacity and build resilience and stability. As a Social Worker within this local authority you will have a manageable workload, excellent support and time to spend with t the children and young people.
You will ensure that the practice your team delivers is consistent and under your expert guidance and supervision that complex cases and decisions are managed effectively within your area. You will be a skilled communicator with the ability to build and foster effective working relationships with not only your team, but our partners and colleagues across the county as required to ensure there is successful co-productive working across the division.
Throughout all that you do you will ensure that your team uphold and champion best practise so that together we are focused on solving problems before they escalate and we meet the needs of our Children, Young People and their families, reducing the risk of harm.
Working in accordance with social care legislation and local government requirements, informed by the values and principles of social care; you will be supporting in the delivery of person centred, safe and effective social care services. Using your professional knowledge and experience you’ll make assessments and decisions about the most appropriate interventions. Applying your significant Social Work experience and excellent communication skills you’ll establish and maintain relationships with service users and other agencies to ensure services meet identified needs.
You’ll be committed to ensure positive and sustainable results of your interventions. Using best practice, you’ll strive to provide the best outcomes for children. Most importantly however, you’ll have a passion for supporting children and their families to ensure that they thrive and flourish. Our priority is to protect the most vulnerable and to be as efficient as possible.
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This role is ideally located for those travelling from Surrey, Crawley, Slough, Croydon, Bromley, Orpingham, Epson, Twickenham, Leatherhead, Guildford, London, Cambridge, Northampton, Southend-on-Sea, Dartford, Reading, Rochford, Colchester, Ipswich, Cambridge, Watford, Broadstairs, Dover, Foulkstone, Eastbourne, Worthing, Portsmouth, Crawley.