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Social Worker - Children Looked After Team

Job Type:
Internal Jobs
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children
Social Worker
South West
£30,415 to £34,728 per annum
Salary Description:
£30415 - £34728 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children Looked After Team - Somerset - £30,415 to £34,728 per annum

Our Client has an exciting vacancy has become available in Somerset for a social worker with at least 2 years statutory experience, on the Children Looked After Team.

Social workers with a variety of experience will be considered, which is ideal if you're interested in expanding your experience or moving into a new field.

This is a great opportunity if you want to take a break from long term Child Protection but still utilise your skills.

Benefits as Children Looked After Team Social Worker include:

* Bringing fieldwork caseloads down to an average of 14, which is fewer than many others
* Access to Unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules).
* Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000
* Flexible Working scheme offering the flexibility to manage your work and home commitments in a way to suit your lifestyle - including mobile working.
* Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more.
* Access to their Childcare Voucher Scheme

Responsibilities as Children Looked After Team Social Worker include:

* Provide a casework management service to Looked After Children
* Apply the legal requirements of The Children Act 1989, The Children [Leaving Care] Act 2000 and as it relates to the client groups. Including Independent Needs Assessment, Care Planning and Pathway Plan reviews
* Work in partnership with other targeted and universal services to create holistic support packages for young people.
* Contribute to other forms of service delivery.
* Attend and contribute to case conferences, reviews, and meetings.
* Provide written reports and assessments, provide management information, and maintain case records.
* Provide court reports for cases in care proceedings
* Involve and consult with clients and their families in all matters relating to their welfare and development.
* Ensure, with other staff and volunteers that people from ethnic minorities and special needs groups receive services that are appropriate to their needs and are not discriminated against in their access to services.
* Contribute to the maintenance and updating of the teams financial and statistical systems.
* Undertake any other duties and responsibilities appropriate to the post, which may be required.

Essential requirements as Children Looked After Team Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* A UK Driving license holder
* Post-qualified experience
* Completed ASYE


Contact Details:
Tel: 02038573486
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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