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Job Description

Job Title: Children's Social Worker

Location: Sheffield

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: 35 per hour

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Children's Social Worker to join our dynamic team and make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable children. You would be required to undertake Section 17 and Section 47 statutory home visits and court work, experience holding Complex cases is essential.

Responsibilities: As a Child Protection Social Worker, your primary responsibilities will include:

  1. Risk Assessment:
    • Conducting thorough assessments to identify and evaluate risks to the safety and well-being of children.
    • Collaborating with families, professionals, and relevant agencies to gather information and make informed assessments.
  2. Case Management:
    • Managing a caseload of child protection cases, ensuring timely and effective intervention.
    • Developing and implementing child-focused care plans that address identified risks and promote a safe and nurturing environment.
  3. Crisis Intervention:
    • Responding promptly to crisis situations involving children at risk, taking necessary actions to ensure their immediate safety.
    • Collaborating with law enforcement and emergency services when required.
  4. Family Support and Advocacy:
    • Providing support and guidance to families to address underlying issues contributing to child protection concerns.
    • Advocating for the best interests of children within the legal and social service systems.
  5. Collaboration and Coordination:
    • Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, including health professionals, educators, and community organizations.
    • Coordinating with external agencies to ensure a comprehensive and integrated approach to child protection.
  6. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards.
    • Preparing clear and comprehensive reports for case conferences, court proceedings, and other relevant forums.

What is required?

  • Social Work Qualification
  • Registered with Social Work Scotland or willing to register (SSSC)
  • Relevant experience in working in Childrens Service
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience
  • A PVG (Adults) will be required, we can put one in place if you have not got one already
  • Full U.K driving licence - essential **

Working as a Qualified Social Worker with Service Care Solutions

  • We will pay you £150 after 4 weeks in an assignment if you have no previously worked with us
  • We offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us
  • (£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
  • We will offer £150 to you for sourcing your own job and referring it to Service Care Solutions
  • We will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development
  • We will pay a "thank you" bonus to you after each 12-month period you complete with Service Care Solutions

If you are interested please call Joshua Ellison on 01772 208964 or email me your CV

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.