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Social Worker - Childrens Screening & Duty

  • Job reference: SWGRINOTTS
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: We are looking for an Experienced Social Worker to cover project work for 10 weeks. Undertaking assessments with the given timescales (some of which will need immediate attention).

The Social Worker will need to be able to write clear and concise assessment and have a good understanding of thresholds, care planning and child protection.

The position pays £38PH and candidates will be required to start at short notice.

DUTIES:

- To undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, investigation and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.

- To lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.

- To hold a caseload of complex cases particularly those where abuse or neglect is suspected.

- To apply advanced knowledge of a wide range of policies in reflective evidence based practice to improve outcomes for children, their families and to contribute to service development in policy review and task groups.

- With minimal supervision to undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person centred approach, monitoring, coordinating and review of care plans.

- To assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs.

- To maintain and produce professional case records and reports which are structured, clear, evidence based and logical in accordance with the Department's case recording standards and practice.

- To ensure that records and user information is accurate, up to date, secure and maintained, using information technology in accordance with agreed data entry systems and Data Protection Act.

- To be conversant with Departmental policy and procedures.

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!