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Qualified Social Worker - SEND 0-18 Sutton Council

Qualified Social Worker - SEND 0-18 Sutton Council

  • Location

    Sutton, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35 - £38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - SEND_1652799340

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Sutton Council are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their SEND Service.

1. To hold and manage a caseload of Child In Need, Child Protection and Children in Care cases as required within the designated service area, working within the bounds of the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Child and Family Social Workers and the relevant level of the Professional Capability Framework.

2. To create and maintain case records including Assessments, Plans, case recordings, court reports and other documentation in accordance with policy and professional standards.

3. To engage in direct work with children, young people and families drawing on a good understanding of child development theory, risk recognition and analysis, communication, and relationship building.
4. To engage in critically-reflective analysis in assessing child and family circumstances, ensuring that recommendations and decision are made in consideration of the known facts, consistent with current theory.

5. To practice in accordance with the various Children Acts and other legislation, guidance and regulation relevant to the functions of the role.

6. To work with service users in a manner consistent with the Newham Together Practice Framework - restorative, relational, systemic, planned, purposeful and focused social work.

7. To be an active member of the team, assisting and supporting managers and colleagues as necessary to meet organisational service plans and priorities.

8. To work in partnership with external stakeholders including ensuring prompt and reliable communication between agencies in accordance with the Working Together policy.

9. To participate in, and contribute to, the building of a culture of learning through engagement with Newham's Social Care Academy and maintaining your Continual Professional Development as required by Social Work England.