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Social Worker - Children in Care

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Service Manager
West Midlands
Dudley, West Midlands
£37,475 to £37,475 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £37475.00 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Children in Care - Dudley - £37,475 Per Annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting for a social worker to fill a position in Dudley within a Children in Care service. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging authority.

Benefits of this Social Work Role:

* Manageable cases loads
* 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 comprehensive and enhanced learning and development programme developed alongside the government's new accreditation scheme and provided by our innovative Dudley Centre for Professional Practice.
* A service-wide mandatory Restorative Practice training programme with ongoing implementation of restorative practice across all services
* 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
* Pay care health scheme (Contributory)
* Travel pass
* Discounted leisure centre benefits

Duties of this Social Work Role:

* Be part of a Restorative Practice Model to focus on building relationships, valuing people and working together to achieve positive outcomes.
* Be supported by a dedicated court team that manages public law cases
* Be supported by an advanced social work practitioner link within Dudley Centre for professional practice in areas of practice and development as needed
* Manage caseloads dependent upon experience, grade of post and complexity of cases, utilising specialist knowledge for appropriate interventions, needs assessments, care planning and child protection investigations
* Be responsible for a caseload and work with others in your pod as you intervene together with families, to ensure the best possible outcome for children
* Carry out high quality assessments, using child-centred, community focused, and multi-agency interventions to bring about positive change through developing effective relationships and to secure the best outcomes for children and young people
* Ensure children and young people are adequately protected in line with Dudley LSCB, departmental policy and procedures, and relevant legislation

Essential Requirements:

* HCPC registration
* A current Enhanced DBS
* Qualified as a social worker
* Post-qualified experience
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Have completed section 47 investigation

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02071676803
Contact: Damon Storer

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