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Manchester City Council - Social Worker - Court/Locality

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32.0 - £34.99 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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Our client Manchester City Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Court/Locality team.

Primary purpose and scope

To provide effective and high quality professional social work to children and their families in accordance with legislation; statutory guidance at national, regional and local levels; and policies and procedures, with the outcome of improving the lives of children in Manchester.

Key accountabilities

Understand the role of the child and family and child development

The post holder will be responsible for building effective professional relationships with children and families that enables full participation in assessment, and care planning based upon best evidence which addresses risk in all its forms.

The post holder will take account of child development theories and new learning to inform their practice and shape their assessment and analysis of risk and care planning, taking into account that each child is unique within developmental norms.

The post holder will assess the influence and impact of cultural and social factors on the child's development including key factors such as parenting styles, and the child's resilience/uncertainty to change and loss.

Understand factors that impact children including abuse and neglect

The post holder will identify the impact that social and environmental factors have on parents and carers ability to promote good outcomes for children accessing help for them via other services and adult interventions to promote the outcome of improving the child's outcomes. This will include early help, domestic violence, mental health services and coordinating as part of social work intervention to reduce concerning adult behaviours that could increase risk to children.

The post holder will exchange information with partner agencies as part of their responsibilities to safeguard and promote the safety of children. Taking into account the long term and acute aspects of child abuse in all its forms.

The post holder will lead investigations of allegations of significant harm listening and challenging appropriately the views of others to assess and analyse risk. As part of this the post holder will coordinate and lead a coordinated risk management plan to protect children from significant harm.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.