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Childrens Social Worker

  • Job reference: TM2ACPSWMIDDLE
  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
Job description: ASSESSMENT, CARE & PLANNING TEAM - SOCIAL WORKER - MIDDLESBROUGH

I am working closely with Middlesbrough Council, who are currently looking to appoint 2 Qualified Social Workers to join their Assessment Care & Planning Team on a contract basis for an initial 3 months full time.

The position is to provide a comprehensive social work service to children, young people and their families, ensuring care plans are in place to provide the best support and guidance to enhance their outcomes.

£30 - £32 per hour

General Duties and Responsibilities
- To formulate and design appropriate plans to meet identified needs and to arrange for the implementation of such plans, in conjunction with other appropriate agencies.

- To provide appropriate ongoing support to individuals and families as the key worker.

- To ensure that individual professional standards are maintained in line with agreed levels, including full compliance with policy and procedural guidelines and accepting primary responsibility for the level and quality casework recording.

- To feed back to the Team Manager any problems in relation to the effective provision of services and/or policies.

Corporate Responsibilities:

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 where a post holder is disabled, Middlesbrough Council will make every reasonable effort to supply the necessary employment aids, equipment or adaptations to enable employees to perform the full duties of the job.

All employees are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of equality of opportunity and fairness of treatment in relation to employment issues and service delivery, and adhere to the policies of the Council relating to these issues in the performance of their duties.

All employees are expected to respect all confidentialities and principles and practice of the Data protection Act.

All employees are required to comply with Health and Safety policies and legislation.

Middlesbrough Council is committed to continuous organisational employee development. The employee is required to participate fully in all initiatives, which facilitate continuous improvement in both service quality and employee development and performance, including investors in people.

Candidates must have the following: Social Work Qualification, HCPC Registration, Enhanced DBS, Experience working within a Children's Social Work post.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email theo.mason@servicecare.org.uk

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!