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Childrens Services Social Worker Specialist + Advanced

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Jessica Bussell

  • Contact email:

    Jessica@remedysocialwork.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40

  • Salary low:

    38

  • Job ref:

    jess140_1657810105

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    on going

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Childrens Services Social Worker Specialist + Advanced

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Job Description:

  1. Supporting Team Manager on 'Duty' with reviewing referrals, contacting families and professionals, making threshold decisions and allocating, closing down or sign posting cases. Promote effective communication with families where the Council is undertaking complex social work tasks and to advise social workers and where necessary, other professionals what they need to do differently in order to deliver good outcomes.
  2. Supporting Team Managers with day to day Management tasks and performance under the direction and supervision of the Team Manager including supervising non-social work/unqualified staff.
  3. Assisting Team Managers, with 'Management oversight' via case consultation with social workers, to ensure cases are progressing within a timely manager and work is purposeful in regards to parental risk factors, support for family and best outcomes for children.
  4. Support casework with the more complex and challenging families, as per team needs, that require a high level of social work expertise in order to provide children with better outcomes and support and train other Social Worker's in their team.
  5. Support, advise, mentor and model high standards of professional social work practice to newly qualified and less experienced staff in Complex/High Risk cases; provide professional, reflective supervision and support to staff as relevant to the needs of the team, e.g. staff induction, newly qualified social workers, students. To also jointly work with newly qualified/less experienced social workers and to provide management instructions and to be accountable for the work of these colleagues on such cases.

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • 1st tier agency
  • Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly