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Social Worker - Children in Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children, Family Support
Social Worker
West Midlands
Dudley, West Midlands
£38,506 to £38,506 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £38506 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Care - Dudley - Up to £38,506 per annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker for a permanent position within a Children in Care Service in Dudley, West Midlands.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join a progressive and engaging authority to ensure the best possible outcome for children.

Benefits of this Social Work role:

* Great transport links
* Progression and secondment opportunities
* Manageable cases loads
* A comprehensive learning and development package
* High-quality professional supervision
* A bespoke induction package
* Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi-time arrangements
* Onsite free parking
* A service-wide mandatory restorative practice training programme with the ongoing implementation of restorative practice across all services
* Excellent staff engagement opportunities with quarterly staff briefing sessions, team manager meetings, staff reference groups, and weekly chief officer chats
* Generous relocation package
* A local government pension scheme
* A generous annual leave entitlement
* Car-sharing scheme
* A cycle purchase scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Pay care health scheme (contributory)
* Travel pass
* Discounted leisure centre benefits

Duties of this Social Work role:

* Join a small pod of social workers, managed by an experienced manager and supported by a team of pod coordinators to deal with routine administrative tasks enabling the social worker to concentrate on working with families
* Be supported by a dedicated court team that manages public law cases
* Manage caseloads dependent upon experience, a grade of post and complexity of cases, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning and child protection investigations
* Carry out high-quality assessments, using child-centred, community-focused, and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships and to secure the best outcomes for children and young people
* Ensure children and young people are adequately protected in line with Dudley LSCB, departmental policy and procedures, and relevant legislation

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social work qualification
* Social Work England Registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Post-qualified experience


Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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