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Social Worker - Children in Care - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker
West Midlands
£37,475 per annum
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Social Worker - Children in Care - Permanent - Dudley - £37,475p/a

We have currently partnered with Dudley Council in the West Midlands to provide social workers to their children in care service. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority which offer great benefits including manageable case loads, agile working (working from home & flexi time arrangements) as well as onsite free parking.

Benefits of this role: 

  • Generous relocation package 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • A generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Defined career progression and pathway opportunities 
  • Car sharing scheme 
  • A cycle purchase scheme 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Paycare health scheme (Contributory) 
  • Travel pass 
  • Discounted leisure centre benefits

A Child in Care Social Worker will be required to:

  • Manage a wider, increasingly complex social work caseload with more autonomy
  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding and use of knowledge
  • Use a range of frameworks for assessment and intervention
  • Ensure effective practice, critical reflection and career development
  • Demonstrate cost-consciousness in the application of available resources
  • Use a wide range of evidence to inform decision-making
  • Demonstrate awareness and compliance with required standards
  • Clearly report and record judgements, decisions and analysis using the appropriate systems (Protocol / AIS)
  • Demonstrate expertise in one or more areas of social work practice

You will be:

  • Social work qualified
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Knowledgeable of child development
  • Experienced in a Children and Families team/s

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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