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Senior Social Worker - Court Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Seniority:
Senior Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell
Salary:
£34,106 to £39,002 per annum
Posted:
10/09/2019
Job Ref:
DS-83480

Senior Social Worker - Court Team - Permanent - Sandwell - £34,106 - £39,002p/a

There is currently a vacancy in Sandwell Children's Trust for a Senior Social Worker to join their court team. Sandwell's average caseload is currently 18 per worker, however they are looking to reduce this to 15. This is part of the Trust's initiatives to improve the environment and workload on their social workers. Other measures taken include brand new offices and facilities, a friendly environment and putting on team events etc. 

Our client are also considering those who need to work flexibly, and are open to discussing hours to suit you.

Benefits of this Senior role:

  • £2500 market supplement (subject to T's & C's)
  • Up to £6,500 relocation payment (subject to T's & C's)
  • Great transport links
  • Position that provides great career enhancement 
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Supportive management 
  • Progression and Secondment opportunities 

As a Senior Social Worker within a Court Team, you will:

  • Provide written reports, in a variety of different formats as required by the receiver of the court
  • Work within court directed timescales
  • Be responsible for a complex case load of children and young people
  • Conducting a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you're supporting
  • Using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met
  • Delivering quality children's plans in a pro-active and timely manner
  • Empower children, young people and their families/carers by listening to their views

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience in court work, permanency planning and adoption
  • Have excellent report writing skills
  • To be qualified Social Worker
  • Registration with the HCPC

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6803
Contact: Damon Storer

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