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Social Worker - Frontline Children's Services - Permanent

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Coventry
Salary:
£37,849 per annum
Posted:
11/12/2019
Job Ref:
DS-92560

Social Worker - Frontline Children's Services - Permanent - Coventry - £37,849p/a

Liquid Personnel have partnered with Coventry City Council to supply permanent Social Workers to several of their front line teams. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive authority who are investors in people. Coventry is a vibrant, multi cultural city and have recently been awarded the city of culture.

Join Coventry as an experienced Social Worker and you will be delivering on the ground social care to support families across Coventry; devising and implementing care plans to ensure children can live at home safely, and intervening where they can’t. You will be building on the excellent progress Coventry have already made in the last two years, and work with colleagues who are passionate about the city, it’s people and it’s exciting prospects.

Benefits of working for Coventry:

  • Competitive salary and pension scheme
  • Relocation package for new starters of up to £8,000
  • An extensive training programme and investment in your professional development with close links to universities
  • A clear career structure 
  • Family-friendly working environment and a commitment to good work/life balance 
  • Regular supervision and support 
  • Excellent management support and manageable caseloads 
  • Health and Wellbeing programmes 
  • Car leasing facility 
  • Wider Wallet employee benefit scheme offering discounts nationally and locally 
  • Refund for re-registration of current HCPC Certificate Deductions from salary benefits include: Prudential AVC’s/Westfield Health/Simply Health/Credit Union/Give As You Earn Scheme/Travel Passes 
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme benefits include: MyCar scheme - car leasing scheme, benefit of driving a brand new low-cost car for up to 3 years for an all-inclusive, fixed monthly gross cost (must complete probationary successfully) 
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme which enables employees to purchase up to 74 hours (pro-rata) additional leave (subject to the needs of the service and manager approval)

Your role responsibilities as a Frontline Children's Social Worker will include:

  • Being responsible for complex caseloads allocated by a team manager which may include complex case assessment and supervision, including planned intensive interventions of looked after children, parents, carers, child protection and children in need
  • Implementing, monitoring and reviewing plans within multi-agency meetings relating to the assessed complex needs of children, young people and their families/courts in all cases
  • Developing effective working partnerships with those within their families, carers and significant others in the light of the child/young person
  • Liaising and working with other professionals and agencies to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people, and that services are ‘joined up’ in approach
  • Maintaining performance and developing practice and experience in line with personal targets as agreed with line manager through supervision
  • Working to the agreed quality standard for the service
  • Maintaining personal and professional training and development to meet the challenging demands of the job
  • Compiling reports to case conferences and court/statutory panels in accordance with statutory procedures and practice

Essential requirements:

  • To be a qualified social worker
  • HCPC registration
  • To have completed your ASYE
  • Statutory children's social work expereince

For further information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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