Qualified Senior Social Worker
- Location: Coventry, England
- Salary: £33.3 - £33.3 per hour
- Type: Temporary / Full Time
- Contact: Alistair Guite
Seven Social Care is looking for Qualified Senior Social Workers for Coventry City Council’s West Child Protection Team.
£33.30 per hour from new West Midlands capped rates. Any negotiations, please contact me on the below details.
Coventry City Council is a GOOD ofsted rated Local Authority in Children’s Services.
To provide a social work service to the client group. Responsible for the implementation and co-ordination of complex assessments, the purchase of agreed packages of care, and the monitoring of service contracts in partnership with the client group and agencies and health professionals. Responsible for the provision of casework and other social work services, to improve outcomes for children and young people.
To hold a recognised social work qualification and be able to provide evidence of registration to the GSCC.
At least 2 years Post qualification social work experience required in a Children and Families Team.
Knowledge of key legislation relevant to social care and adoption.
Knowledge of the functions of a health and social care department and related agencies.
Knowledge of methods to plan and review services for the LAC.
Experience of managing a complex caseload.
Ability to organise and prioritise work and manage time effectively.
Strong influencing and negotiating skills with children, parents and health professionals.
Experience of producing reports for a variety of audiences including court reports
Experience of court work including the writing of statements of evidence
Good IT skills.
Able to work independently and within a team.
Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice.
Previous experience of adoption work
Experience of working with children subject to child protection plan
Experience of working with children subject to high level in children in need plan
Ability to input data to Integrated Childrens Service system
– Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
– Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK. preferably with Child Protection / Court experience.
– Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
– Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
– Hours: 37 hours p/w.
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