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Social Worker - Assessment Service - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
West Midlands
£37,475 per annum
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Social Worker - Assessment Service - Permanent - Dudley - up to £37,475p/a

We have currently partnered with Dudley in the West Midlands to provide Social workers to their assessment service. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority. 

Working for Dudley as a Social Worker you will receive:

  • A manageable caseload
  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • A bespoke induction package
  • Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi time arrangements
  • Onsite free parking
  • A service-wide mandatory Restorative Practice training programme
  • Excellent staff engagement opportunities
  • Generous relocation package
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • A cycle purchase scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Travel pass
  • Discounted leisure centre benefits

Responsibilities as an Assessment Social Worker:

  • Be an effective part of the Restorative Practice Model
  • Focusing on building relationships, valuing people and working together to achieve positive outcomes
  • Managing your own caseload depending on experience and complexity of cases
  • Utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning and child protection investigations
  • Working in a collaborative way to best support families and children
  • Carrying out high quality assessments, using child-centred, community focused, and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change
  • Ensuring children and young people are adequately protected in line with Dudley LSCB, departmental policy and procedures, and relevant legislation

As a Social Worker, you will be:

  • Social work qualified with a good level of experience in working with children and families
  • Have completed section 47 investigations
  • Possess sound knowledge of legislation and guidance
  • Registration with the HCPC
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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