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Social Worker - Disabled Children's Team

Job reference: HQ00091566
£31103.00 - £38403.00 per annum
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time within a Disabled Children's Team based in Wandsworth. 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 £31,103 to £38,403 per annum.

- Act as the lead professional in statutory cases that require a qualified social worker, including child protection, care proceedings and looked after children cases.
- Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need and their families; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR).
- Bring together and co-ordinate the team around the child to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding.
- Establish and develop collaborative working with allied health and social care practitioners from children's and adults' services.
- Promote and model effective working arrangements with schools, children's centres and other settings.
- Develop a good understanding of evidence based practice and integrate models of best practice into day to day service delivery.
- Participate positively in professional supervision and annual appraisal (PrP) review, taking personal responsibility for the quality of practice.
- Take part in case/practice audits and contribute to peer audit arrangements as required.
- Build professional credibility within the multi-professional partnership by achieving practice standards and meeting performance targets consistently; providing accredited practice teaching as required.
- Actively contribute to team working, supporting colleagues, covering for colleagues in their absence and taking part in team meetings and development events.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of the Team Improvement Plan.

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)

This Social Worker job is advertised by Jamie Bartlett; if you are interested in this position, please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.