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Newcastle City Council - Social worker - Fostering service

Newcastle City Council - Social worker - Fostering service

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £157 - £157.41 per day

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Our client, Newcastle City Council is looking for a Social worker to join their Fostering service.

1 To undertake complex case work ensuring that families and/or individuals receive appropriate support that is consistent, integrated and of the highest standard.

2 To prepare and present reports for meetings, conferences and courts etc to agreed standards.

3 To work within the statutory framework and comply with Directorate policies, procedures and guidance.

4 To maintain high quality safeguarding standards for Children or Vulnerable Adults, reporting concerns promptly to the Team Manager.

5 To promote high standards of professional practice through monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of interventions that will improve the quality of the outcomes for service users.

6 To update and maintain computer and written records in accordance with Directorate guidelines ensuring the quality of the information noted is accurate and up to date.

7 To chair and minute and/or participate in meetings in respect of service users.

8 To establish and promote effective working relationships with external partners, agencies and other sections of the Directorate that will improve practice and outcomes for individuals and families.

9 To provide advice and guidance on policies and services including the effective involvement of service users through working groups, meeting etc.

10 To administer petty cash in accordance with the Authority and the directorate's financial regulations and procedures.

11 To assist in maintaining a healthy, safe and secure environment and to act in accordance with the Council's policies and procedures.

12 To promote and implement the Council's Equality Policy in all aspects of employment and service delivery.

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.