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Case Progression Officer

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Child Protection
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary:
£41,881 to £46,845 per annum
Salary Description:
£41881 - £46845 per annum
Posted:
06/01/2021
Job Ref:
DS-119305

Case Progression Officer - Sandwell - Salary £41,881 - £46,845 dependent on experience plus the possibility of up to £6,500 relocation payment, plus a market supplement of £2,500

Liquid Personnel have a fantastic vacancy in Sandwell for an experienced care progression officer. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and engaging trust. They are committed to your continuous learning and development and dedicate 15 days per year to your professional development and also offer learning placements of up to 6 months to expand your knowledge.

Benefits as a Court Progression Officer:

* Great transport links
* Position that provides great career enhancement
* Friendly and supportive team
* Supportive management
* Progression and Secondment opportunities

As a Court Progression Officer, you will:

* Play a central role as we embed consistent and positive practice in our work with children who are subject to Public Law Outline (PLO) and Care Proceedings. The role will play a pivotal role in promoting and assuring best practice
* The Case Progression Officer will work with front line Team Managers, Social Workers, the local authority legal department, and with agencies across the Family Justice System, to drive improvement through quality assuring, monitoring, measuring and tracking progression of court related cases in order to continually improve system effectiveness and outcomes for children.

To be considered for this role, you will:

* Be Social Work England registered
* Hold a relevant Social Work qualification
* Have significant experience and expertise in Court Work.

Key knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful in this role:

* Extensive knowledge and application of the Public Law Outline and the conduct of Court Cases
* Extensive experience in completing assessments and making recommendations on how those needs can be met
* Experience of Quality Assuring written work and providing feedback verbally and in writing
* Significant knowledge of legislation and regulation guidance relevant to your role and experience of working in frontline Children's Services
* Strong written and verbal skills and experience of mentoring/supporting less experienced Social Workers
* This specialist role is equivalent to a Team Manager position to enable challenge and escalation as appropriate.

Essential requirements:

* You must be social work qualified
* Experience of Court Work
* A sound knowledge of legislation and guidance
* Ability to analyse information and make informed decisions
* Good knowledge of child development
* A clear decision maker and good team worker
* A current Enhanced DBS and registration with Social Work England

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 07545828580
Contact: Damon Storer

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