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Children's Social Worker

Location: SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX Salary: 29323.00 - 35444.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3211765
To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.

To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans. Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice

To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs.

To ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements and the Council’s policies and procedures

To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts.

To ensure the Team Manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as and when necessary.

Where appropriate to act as the duty worker for the team, responding to queries and issues.

To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.

HCPC Registered

AYSE Completed

Experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families

Practice experience of applying assessment skills within a statutory social work setting.

Good communication skills inc. verbal, written, negotiation and role modelling

Good keyboard/ICT skills

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