Gravesend Social Worker SW0711

  • Full Time
  • South East
  • Role: Rolling contract
  • Salary: To £32 Umbrella
  • Reference: SW0711
  • Posted 3 months ago

SW Locums are seeking a highly motivated and experienced social worker capable of working autonomously with additional supervision provided only in exceptional circumstances. You must have relevant UK experience to work in this Adolescent Support Team

Although temporary, we have had previous workers in similar posts for well over 2 years.

The post requires all applicants to have current HCPC Registration.

To work as a member of a Children and Families Social Work Team providing a child-focused service to children, young people, their parents and carers.  Caseloads will depend upon experience, grade of post and complexity of cases.

Purpose of the Job:

To work Pro-actively as a member of Children and Families making assessments of clients needs and negotiating and implementing effective care plans.

To work in partnership with children, young people and their carers.

To ensure the needs of the child or young person are paramount.

To manage a caseload, organising and co-ordinating appropriate care plans in conjunction with the carers, multi-disciplinary teams and statutory, voluntary and private agencies.

To carry out statutory obligations in accordance with departmental policy and practice.

To keep up-to-date and act in accordance with current legislation and departmental practice and initiatives.

To keep up-to-date records and to ensure the administrative requirements of the Directorate of Community Services are met.

To receive regular supervision in line with departmental policy.  Experienced Social Workers are expected to contribute to the development of other workers.

Following accreditation or the required post-qualifications experience to be prepared to offer supervision to students on professional placement.

To attend relevant training workshops, courses etc.

Maybe required to contribute to relevant training programmes for the Directorate and other statutory or voluntary organisations.

To participate in working parties and consultation processes within the Directorate.

To develop and maintain good working relationships with other professionals in statutory, private and voluntary agencies.

To make use of management information systems including I.T. in recording, retrieval and analysis of information.

Our procedures comply with DPA and your application will be processed and stored appropriately.