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Senior Social Worker - Children With Disabilities

  • Location

    North Somerset, Somerset

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32 - £35 per hour + DOE

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    Sky Harp

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are looking for a Senior Social Worker for a Children with Disabilities Team for North Somerset Council.

Job Purpose

  • Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families - Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review (APIR), ensuring a minimum of 50% of time is involved in direct work. As a worker you will be expected to provide a high level of direct work at an agreed local level.

  • Undertake a range of intervention with children and families including group work, family work and solution focused intervention, parenting work etc jointly, as appropriate, with other staff within the Community Family Service.

  • Contribute to undertaking early intervention/preventative work, aiming to take 20% of the case load as preventative work.

  • Promote and demonstrate the meaningful participation of children, young people and parents/carers in the process of assessments, planning, intervention and review, and in all aspects of decision making and in shaping service delivery.

  • Act as the lead professional key worker in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including high-level children in need cases, child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases.