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Social Worker - Assessment, Family Safeguarding, LAC Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00091293
    Stevenage
    £26999.00 - £33799.00 per annum
    Permanent
    Social Worker

    Description

    Are you looking for a new social work role?

    Sanctuary Social Care currently has a permanent vacancy based in Stevenage for a Social Worker to work within an Assessment, Family Safeguarding and Looked After Children's Team.

    As the post holder of this role, you will receive a competitive salary of £26,470 - £33,136 per annum.

    Job Purpose:
    To carry out our statutory duties and responsibilities to safeguard and achieve good outcomes for the children and young people of Hertfordshire.

    Duties:
    - To safeguard and promote the health and wellbeing of children, young people and support their families and carers by working with cases appropriate to your assessed experience, skills and knowledge
    - To manage and be professionally accountable, with supervision and support, for your own social work practice - to children, young people, families, carers, groups, individuals and partner agencies.
    - Assess needs thoroughly and to a good standard - analysing risk and developing integrated.
    - To professionally manage risk to children, young people, families, carers, self and others.
    - Involve children (age appropriate in a child centred way), young people, families, carers groups and partner agencies in all meetings, which may affect them and listen actively to what they have to say.
    - Signposting for advocacy support if needed or wanted.
    - Make sure all options are explored before deciding on a plan.
    - Involve children (age appropriate in a child centred way), young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies in decision making.
    - Plan, carry out review and evaluate impact of multi-disciplinary plans.
    - Continually reassess cases in relation to risk and refer to the Team Manager for direction.

    Requirements of the Social Worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services
    - Knowledge of the UK Fostering regulations and standards

    Apply today:
    This Social Worker job is advertised by Mandy Hubert; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.