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Medway Council - Experienced Social Worker - Assessment

  • Location

    Medway, Kent

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £35.50 - £36.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    36

  • Salary low:

    35

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1632306198

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client Medway Council is looking for a Experienced Social Worker to join their Assessment team.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB


To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for approved child and family practitioners.To work proactively and build relationships with children and families who have been assessed as requiring a statutory intervention using the Signs of Safety practice model. You will be responsible for implementing a child in need or child protection plan with the aim of safely stepping the family down or where required, escalating to legal proceedings.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Manage a caseload within a framework of appropriate reflective supervision, undertaking focused, analytical assessments, SMART plans and reviews that have clear objectives and outcome measures in order to ensure that all vulnerable children receive a service that reflects the Council's commitment to safeguarding and putting the needs of individual children first.

Demonstrate and model good practice that reflects a commitment to relationship- and strengths-based practice, working collaboratively with children, young people and their families

Work directly with children and young people to establish their lived experiences, wishes and feelings, using a variety of techniques, as required.

Consistently use the Signs of Safety practice model in assessments and interventions with children and their families

Maintain accurate and up to date records in line with Data Protection legislation (GDPR) and use Medway Council's specific recording systems to promote effective case management.

Prepare clear, structured and concise reports for meetings, i.e. Child Protection Conferences, strategy meetings, Looked After Children Reviews, Children in Need meetings, and court proceedings as necessary, to the required standard and within the prescribed timescales.

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 £300* 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.