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Social Worker - Court Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Family Court
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary:
£30,451 to £40,876 per annum
Salary Description:
£30451 - £40876 per annum
Posted:
12/01/2022
Job Ref:
JH-152251

Social Worker - Court Team - £30,451 to £40,876 per annum and up to £6,500 relocation payment

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting Social Workers to join the Court Teams within the newly realigned Operations Service based in Sandwell.

Based in a locality model with a focus on good quality assessments and dynamic planning which deliver timely evidence-based interventions and the progress of pre-proceedings/care proceedings through to permanency planning, this service will strengthen partnership working with families in local communities.

Benefits of this role:

* Great transport links
* Position that provides great career enhancement
* Friendly and supportive team
* Supportive management
* Progression and Secondment opportunities
* Average caseload will be 18 per worker looking to get this to 15
* Brand new offices and facilities open plan, friendly teams, and environment Team events etc.
* Work flexibly and are open to discuss hours to suit you.

Your responsibilities in this role include:

* You will be responsible for a complex case load of children and young people, conducting a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you're supporting.
* Whilst using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met, you will deliver quality children's plans in a pro-active and timely manner, with a strong emphasis on the child's voice.
* Empower children, young people and their families/carers by listening to their views.
* Provide written reports, in a variety of different formats as required by the receiver of the court.

What you will need

* A current Enhanced DBS
* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

* Experience in court work, permanency planning and adoption.
* Excellent report writing skills.
* Ability to work well in a pressured environment
* Be a supportive team player
* Excellent Time Management Skills to be able to work within court directed timescales

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 543 6957
Contact: Jolli Heer

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