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Senior Children's Social Worker

  • Location

    Lichfield, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Up to £29.93 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Craig Davis

  • Contact email:

    craig.davis@onetruefuture.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JO-1902-2030_1550835570

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-24

  • Startdate:

    04/03/2019

  • Consultant:

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OneTrue are recruiting for a committed Senior Social Worker to work full time within the Duty and Assessment Team based in Bath and North East Somerset Council. The ideal applicant will have previous experience working in the same or a similar service, be very dedicated, personable and willing to contribute positively to the team and service to ensure the best and most appropriate outcomes are delivered. Applicants must have previous experience working with UK statutory services and hold valid HCPC registration.

 

The pay rate for this Social Worker role is £29.93 (Umbrella Company) per hour and is an ongoing contract.

 

Choose OneTrue for the market leading locum package

* Free DBS and compliance service

* Access to roles first increasing chances of selection for interview

* Discounted FCSA Umbrella company rates (£10 per timesheet) available

* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK

* "Placement Continuity Bonus" of £250 per 500 hours worked

* "Referral Bonus" £250 for each referral you make that achieves 100 hours in placement through OneTrue

 

Requirements of the Senior Social Worker

* Degree or equivalent in social work

* Current HCPC registration

* Assessments

  • Effective communicator
  • Flexibility & adaptability
  • Report writing
  • Risk management.

 

Specific Role Information

This is an experienced practitioner role with a minimum of 2 years experience and have undertaken significant additional post qualifying learning and professional development. They will have specific responsibilities for dealing with more complex cases, including assessment and appropriate management of risks and providing casework supervision to other team members. Holds caseload of more complex cases: provides advice to other Social Workers in relation to their cases. Provides casework supervision to other Social Workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff or volunteers. Act as a recognised expert within the specialist field.These experienced social workers are more autonomous in their role. They demonstrate expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing higher levels of risk, striking a balance between support and control, liaising with a wide range of professionals, including more senior levels. They manage complex caseloads, and offer expert opinion within the organisation and to others. They chair a range of meetings, offer expert support to case conferences, and produce high quality assessments and reports for a range of functions. They model good practice, setting expectations for others. They start to take responsibility and be accountable for the practice of others, mentoring newly qualified social workers, and supervising the work of junior staff. They undertake capacity-building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations, and contribute their views on service provision to commissioners whilst maintaining the core principles of an outcome focused approach.

 

Contact

The Senior Social Worker vacancy is managed by Craig Davis; if you are interested in applying for this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.