SW Locums are searching for an energetic, and capable social worker for the Children & Families Team based in Whitstable Kent. The Successful applicant will have current HCPC registration and verifiable experience in a similar setting. The post holder must complete the ASYE standard within 2 years of qualifying if not already ASYE.
You will be required to manage a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity, involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action, contributing to the effective application of resources to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families. The postholder should be working in line with the Social Care Capability Framework (SCCF).
This is a lovely location to work, with views out over the sea and a supportive, stable team environment, this is a highly sort after placing.
At SW Locums you benefit from the vast sector knowledge and relationships the team have developed with there superior experience placing social workers within this sector for well over ten years.
We offer far superior payment methods to our competitors, resulting in you receiving your money swiftly and accurately every week.
Caseloads can include complex and diverse cases, involving assessments, reviews and the preparation of welfare reports and court attendance, to effectively meet the needs of the client group, in line with the standards set out in the Social Care Capability Framework.
The caseload will be managed within the relevant framework of supervision dependent on the complexity of the case and post qualification experience of the post holder.
You will be expected top initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility in order to facilitate good outcomes for children and their families.
You will complete effective and timely recording of accurate information using agreed systems.
Expectations are for you to maintain a good working knowledge of legislation, local policies and procedures, particularly those relating to Looked After Children, Children in Need and Child Protection, acting