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Social Worker - First Contact Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Southend-On-Sea
Salary:
£36,153 per annum
Posted:
09/07/2018
Job Ref:
NBR-74068

Social Worker - First Contact Team - Southend-on-Sea - Up to £36,153 per annum

I am recruiting for a social worker to join the First Contact Team in Southend. This role allows the post-holder to work autonomously and manage more complex cases.

Benefits as a Social Worker:

  • Relocation grant of up to £8,000
  • £2000 retention Bonus and £1000 Golden Hello
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Savings of up to £900 on childcare vouchers
  • Car scheme that allows workers to drive new, fully maintenance, insured car at a lower cost

Duties of a social worker:

  • Manage a wider, increasingly complex social work caseload including safeguarding, with more autonomy.
  • Demonstrate expertise in one or more areas of social work practice.
  • Use range of frameworks for assessment and intervention.
  • Provide support for trainees and other employees, including acting as a 'buddy' for inductees.
  • Take responsibility for obtaining regular, effective supervision from appropriate Social Worker to ensure effective practice, critical reflection and career development.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding and use of knowledge related to area of practice, including critical awareness of current issues and new evidence-based practice research.
  • Recognise discriminatory practices and appropriately challenge service users, colleagues and senior staff.
  • Maintain knowledge of current team plan and of own contribution in delivering this.
  • Demonstrate awareness and compliance with required Standards including the Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework (Social Work level).
  • Clearly report and record judgements, decisions and analysis using the appropriate system (Protocol / AIS).
Essential Requirements as a Social Worker:
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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