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Advanced Social Worker - Children With Disabilties

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  • Job reference: HQ00091015
    Gloucestershire
    £28221.00 - £34106.00 per annum
    Permanent
    Social Worker

    Description

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within a Children with Disabilities Team based in Gloucestershire.

    The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice and be registered with the HCPC.

    The salary for this permanent Social Worker job is £28,221 to £34,106 per annum.
    Duties:
    - Carry out assessment of needs, providing advice and guidance to service users and their careers, in order to establish care plans where appropriate, ensuring that services are effective and meet legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
    - Review and monitor care plans and the quality of service provision, responding to changing needs and renegotiating service provision where appropriate.
    - Manage own caseload or specific projects to ensure specialist inputs are obtained and effective outcomes achieved.
    - Support the delivery of designated areas of work by coordinating day to day operations and contributing to developing projects and processes.
    - Raise awareness of a range of care issues and their implications and carry out risk assessments where appropriate, in order to ensure that needs are assessed and appropriate action is taken.
    - Develop and evaluate reablement programmes as part of care packages ensuring that programmes to support independence are implemented.
    - Liaise and work with contacts from different sectors, including health and the voluntary sector, sometimes as part of a multi-disciplinary team, ensuring that communication is effective, and that knowledge and best practice are shared.
    - Complete and present records and reports in accordance with professional and council guidelines.
    - Take necessary action in accordance with Safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable children and young people.
    - Make recommendations for significant budget spend ensuring that maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed and contribute to budget management. This will ensure that the maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed.
    - Represent the Council's interests ensuring that the Council's position is advocated.

    Requirements of the Social Worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - A minimum of 2 years post qualifying UK experience
    - Recognised and relevant professional qualification e.g. DipSW, CQSW, CSS.
    - Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
    - Significant post qualification experience in a Local Authority child protection children's services setting.
    - You must have a full driving license and access to a vehicle, insured for business use.

    Contact:
    This Social Worker job is advertised by Jenifer Watts; if you are interested in this position, please click below to apply now.