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Children Social Worker - Children's Disability

Location: MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22.00-35.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-347094

Nottinghamshire County Council are recruiting for a Social Worker to join their Children's Disability Team in Mansfield. 

JOB PURPOSE

  • Social Workers in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub assess the initial need for service and identify safeguarding concerns. Where there are identified needs for a social care service or where there are safeguarding concerns in families where there is a disabled child, these referrals are passed to the Children’s Disability Team for assessment.
  • The CDS Social Workers work with children and young people and their families/carers and have responsibility for the assessment of individual needs and the initiation and coordination of a range of services to meet them.
  • They work with children and families with complex needs and high levels of vulnerability. They are involved in the management of significant risk in these cases.
  • The CDS team also do their own court work, work with Looked after Children and are involved in family finding for those who cannot remain with their birth families.
  • The post requires the post holder to organise and manage their workload independently, under supervision of the Team Manager.

KEY DUTIES

  • Social Workers will undertake a range of duties in connection with the assessment, and planning of services for children and young people and families/carers to enable children to reach the Every Child Matters outcomes including:
  • Assessing the needs of children and their families.
  • Compliance with legislation and departmental policies/procedures
  • Maintaining records as required by policy and good practice.
  • Working in partnership with colleagues from a range of different agencies to ensure children and young people are safely maintained in their environment.

Requirements of the role:
 

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered·        
  • You should have experience in working with children and families where there is a diagnosed disability or significant health need


Are you considering a move? If not, could you pass this on to your friends and colleagues? – we are offering £250 for every successful recommendation!!

Please also remember we offer a substantial CPD fund!! Our Social Workers utilise their funds for training courses, books or to fund their trips to conferences and other relevant events. This can often be £500++++ !!! (depending on hours/days worked)

 

Reed benefits:

·         Dedicated expert consultant

·         A smooth & speedy registration process – we guarantee to meet you at a place & time that’s convenient for you, and everything else can be done online!

·         Online timesheets & pay management

·         3 payment methods available: Umbrella, PAYE & Ltd Co

·         Automatic invoicing (Umbrella & Ltd Co)

·         Regular progress reports and face-to-face service reviews

·         Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice

·         Substantial Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Fund to put towards training or other development

·         Reed Rewards, Reed Discount Club, Holiday pay, Statutory benefits & pension (PAYE only)

·         Referral/recommendation bonus paid at up to £250



If you are interested in this role please call (0121 2372642), or e-mail (selena.townsend@reedglobal.com) - alternatively please recommend your friends or colleagues and receive £250 if we can find them work.
 

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