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Children's Social Worker - Care Management - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Dudley
Salary:
£36,740 per annum
Posted:
08/05/2019
Job Ref:
DS-88725

Children's Social Worker - Care Management - Permanent - Dudley - up to £36,740p/a

We are currently partnered with Dudley Council in the West Midlands to provide social workers to their children's services care management team. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority. They are committed to your continuous learning and development and dedicate 15 days per year to your professional development and also offer learning placements of up to 6 months to expand your knowledge.

Benefits of this Permanent role:

  • Great transport links
  • Significantly streamlined IT system
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Position that provides great career enhancement 
  • High quality supervision
  • Progression and Secondment opportunities 
  • Work flexibly and discuss hours to suit you and the service

As a Social Worker within a Care Management Team you will:

  • Provide an efficient and cost effective service to young people
  • Make sure all service users have a professional and comprehensive pathway plan and risk assessment  
  • Investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases
  • Ensure adequate recording that evidences practice
  • Develop practice which takes a holistic view of the individual
  • Need to be familiar with Equal Opportunities, good practice and the Council requirements for diversity
  • Ensure that all case management complies with the statutory requirements
  • Ensure the team manager is kept fully appraised of problems arising from workload
  • Attend reviews, various meetings and court when/if required for each case

You will be:

  • A qualified social worker qualified with a good level of experience in working in a children and families setting
  • Experienced in court work
  • Registered with the HCPC

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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