Social Worker - Children in Care - Permanent - Dudley - £36,740

Recruiter
Liquid Personnel
Location
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
Up to £36740 per annum
Posted
25 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1167504083
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Worker - Children in Care - Permanent - Dudley - £36,740p/a

We have currently partnered with Dudley Council in the West Midlands to provide social workers to their children in care service. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority which offer great benefits including manageable case loads, agile working (working from home & flexi time arrangements) as well as onsite free parking.

Benefits of this role:
  • Generous relocation package
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Defined career progression and pathway opportunities
  • Car sharing scheme
  • A cycle purchase scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Paycare health scheme (Contributory)
  • Travel pass
  • Discounted leisure centre benefits

A Child in Care Social Worker will be required to:
Manage a wider, increasingly complex social work caseload with more autonomyDemonstrate comprehensive understanding and use of knowledgeUse a range of frameworks for assessment and interventionEnsure effective practice, critical reflection and career developmentDemonstrate cost-consciousness in the application of available resourcesUse a wide range of evidence to inform decision-makingDemonstrate awareness and compliance with required standardsClearly report and record judgements, decisions and analysis using the appropriate systems (Protocol / AIS)Demonstrate expertise in one or more areas of social work practice
You will be:
  • Social work qualified
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Knowledgeable of child development
  • Experienced in a Children and Families team/s

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