Medway Safeguarding Social Worker SW1478

  • Temporary
  • South East
  • Role: Rolling temporary contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW1478
  • Posted 1 month ago

SW Locums are looking for a UK experienced HCPC (or Social Work England) Social Worker to o safeguard vulnerable children and support them to achieve their full potential, living within their family if safe to do so.

This is a full time role. Three month initial contract, with option to extend for rolling, indefinite contract.

To provide a high quality and effective professional casework service, taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the social worker’s experience.

Qualifications

•     Qualified Social Worker.

•     Evidence of continuous professional development

•     Working towards PEPS Stage 1 or willingness to undertake

•       Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council

Experience

•       Demonstrable post qualification experience of working with children and families (2/3 years)

•       Demonstrable experience of undertaking direct work with children and young people, and being able to evidence understanding of the child’s lived experience.

Knowledge

•       Demonstrable knowledge required to recognise and evaluate risk to children and assess measures to reduce that risk

•       Demonstrable knowledge of legislation and statutory guidance relevant to working in children’s services

•       Demonstrable knowledge of key child care and child protection national policy development and research