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Senior Social Worker- Long Term Safeguarding

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Jessica Bussell

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    on going

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Senior Social Worker- Long Term Safeguarding

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Job Description:

  • Manage anallocatedcaseload appropriate totheextensive experience ofthe Experienced Social Worker,to include complex assessments of children,families and parenting and other work tomeet statutory requirements.
  • WorkwithinSwindonBoroughCouncil's policies,procedures andgoodpracticeguidelinesinorderto meet the needs ofthe children and families allocated.
  • Work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions, engender change enabling them to clarify and express their needs, and contribute to serviceplanning.
  • Maintain up to date case notes and otherrecords, utilising relevantIT systems, and write reports, including courtreports, and give expert evidence in court.
  • Undertakespecialistassessments,foryourandotherworkers'cases,forcourtproceedings, including parenting and kinship assessments.
  • Ensure that casework is up todate, comprehensively written up, andmanaged within agreed timescales.
  • Ensureyourmanageriskeptfully appraised of problems arising fromcasesorworkloadandtoseek advice as and when necessary.
  • When working withfamilies,to recognise monitor and assessrisk. To ensure information aboutriskis escalated tomanagersin a timelymanner.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with service users and other professionals.
  • Model good practice helping to setthe expectationsforothers.
  • Where appropriate act as the duty workerfortheteamresponding toqueries andissues

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • 1st tier agency
  • Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly