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Social Worker - Leaving Care Team -

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Leaving Care
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Bromley
Salary:
£38,354 per annum
Posted:
27/04/2018
Job Ref:
NBR-71746

Social Worker - Leaving Care Team - Bromley - Up to £ £38,354 + benefits

Our Client has an excellent opportunity to join one of Bromley's Leaving Care teams. They are looking for highly talented and ambitious Social Workers who will join them in their collective efforts to re-shape service delivery to children, will manage risk, not just take it, and crucially they will be proud to work for Bromley.

Benefits:

  • £1,000 'Golden Hello'
  • £1,500 annual retention
  • £1,670 Car Lease Scheme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Merited Reward Scheme up to £1000
  • Savings with Childcare
  • Pension Scheme

About the role:

  • To provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people appropriate to experience and capabilities.
  • To ensure the highest of professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods.
  • To provide an efficient and cost effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.
  • To investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidences conclusions and realistic action plans.
  • To develop practice, that takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their overall development needs.
  • To ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements and the Council's policies and procedures
  • To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the Family Proceedings, County and High Courts.
  • To ensure the Team Manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload and seek advice as and when necessary.
  • Where appropriate to act as the duty worker for the team, responding to queries and issues. 
  • To use ICT as required to maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data.
  • To proactively liaise with and work in partnership other agencies and organisations, parents and carers.

The Bromley Promise:

  • Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker amongst the lowest in the country
  • Dedicated time for reflective supervision
  • Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising five Social Workers
  • Two week protected induction programme
  • Excellent Learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
  • Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team

Requirements:

  • Be eligible to work within in the U.K.
  • That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree
  • Have completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding
  • An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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