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Senior Social Worker - Guildford, Surrey - Children in Need Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children In Need
Social Worker
Guildford, Surrey
£43,150 per annum
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Senior Social Worker - Guildford, Surrey - Children in Need Team - Up to £43,150 + benefits
Surrey children services are currently looking for a senior social worker to join their Children in Need team based in Guildford, Surrey. This is a great opportunity to join a stable and motivated team.  

Benefits of a Senior Social Worker in Guildford, Surrey:  
  • 28 days annual leave. 
  • £2000 golden hello. 
  • Access to development and training  
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
About the role:
  • To undertake Initial and Core Assessments of children and families in accordance with the Assessment Framework, ensuring that they are completed in a timely manner and include an analysis of the needs and circumstances of each child and family, the desired outcomes to be achieved and the services that are required.
  • To ensure that every allocated child has an up to date and outcome focused Plan that clearly states the action, responsible professional(s) and agreed time scale for completion.
  • To ensure that all allocated children are visited, spoken to/communicated with and monitored in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements and in line with best practice standards.
  • To ensure that all correspondence and written notes detailing the outcomes and decisions from meetings with children/young people and Parents/Carers are distributed promptly.
  • To prepare and present reports for a range of purposes, including child protection conferences, child looked after reviews and court, and ensures that these are produced to a high quality standard.
  • To ensure that all new referrals are brought to the attention of the Team Manager so that management action can be provided in a prompt and timely manner.
  • In consultation with the Team Manager, Senior Managers, relevant others (e.g. Legal Services) and any appropriate Panels, take direction, guidance and advice about casework planning.
  • At times, give supervision to other social workers
  • HCPC registered
  • Post-Qualified experience
  • Social Work degree 
  • Car Driver

Contact Details:
Tel: 03452419590
Contact: Ed Christmas

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