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Senior / Social Worker – Sandwell – Assessment & Intervention

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior / Social worker for a role within an Assessment & Intervention Team in Sandwell. Based in a locality model with a focus on good quality assessments and dynamic planning which deliver timely evidence-based interventions and the progress of pre-proceedings/care proceedings through to permanency planning, this service will strengthen partnership working with families in local communities.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a service which is smaller than its surrounding neighbours, but big enough to make a difference to the lives of the children, young people, and families we support, as well as your career.
You will be keen to build on the close knit, family feel that the colleagues really embrace,. The Trust is in the next phase of its improvement journey with a focus on six strategic priorities that will ensure that we continue to improve practice and improve outcomes for children and young people, create a stable, permanent, and high preforming workforce working effectively alongside our partners.
Your benefits as a Senior / Social Worker:

  • £30,451 – £40,876 per annum
  • Great transport links
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Supportive management
  • Progression and secondment opportunities
  • Work flexibly and are open to discuss hours to suit
  • Manageable caseloads
  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High-quality professional supervision
  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High-quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Agile working including working from home opportunities and flexi time arrangements
  • A permanent senior management team
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent staff engagement opportunities with quarterly staff briefing sessions, team manager meetings, staff reference groups and weekly chief officer chats
  • Travel pass

As a Senior / Social Worker working in one of the Assessment & Intervention Teams you will:

  • Respond to the needs of children through s47 child protection investigations or through s17 child in need single assessment
  • Work directly with disabled children
  • Cover and support duty
  • Carry out single assessments
  • Undertake child protection work, children in care work and high-level child in need
  • Play a pivotal role in developing effective relationships with children and their families to identify their needs and work with families to help develop plans to achieve change
  • Ensure that the voice of the child is at the centre of your work and use a range of direct work tools to evidence the child’s voice in your assessments and plans

Essential requirements of this Senior / Social Worker role include:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Qualified Social Worker, with post qualified experience in Children’s Social Work
  • Hold a full UK licence


Senior / Social Worker – Sandwell – Assessment & Intervention

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £30,451 - £40,876 pa
Type: Permanent