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Social Worker - Assessment Service

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary:
£37,475 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £37475 per annum
Posted:
15/09/2020
Job Ref:
DS-88802

Social Worker - Assessment Service - Dudley - £37,475 Per Annum

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-centered, 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/have:

* 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
* Social Work England Registration
* Eligibility to work in the UK

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

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

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