Ref. 63305

Social Worker – Children’s Safeguarding Team

  • Location: Stroud, England
  • Salary: £45 - £45 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a Senior Social Worker to work in the children’s safeguarding team Stroud, Gloucestershire. This is a full time position (37 Hours Per Week) and is paying £45 per hour + £150 Per Week accommodation allowance. This is a hybrid working role with you working 3 days in office. 

The role:

 To work closely with children, young people and their families, other staff within the service function and partner agencies to provide support

and protection for children and young people in need and at risk.

  • To promote a range of services which carry out statutory duties as required by legislation and guidance.
  • To assess the needs of children, young people and families to plan and implement suitable multi-agency interventions and service provisions to meet need and review outcomes. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload with a high level of complexity and risk including

    those children subject to care proceedings and child protection plans.

  • Act in a consultative role to less experienced social workers to ensure

    reflective practice in all single or multi-agency assessments, including

    the development of outcome focussed plans. This will include

    supporting less experienced staff with court proceedings, chairing core group and multi agency meetings, and facilitating family group


  • Responsible for modelling a high standard of practice in relation to own

    casework, including good quality case recording and report writing.

  • Provide mentoring and specialist consultation or advice to colleagues

    and other professionals.

  • To undertake direct work with children, young people and families in

    order to manage risk and achieve the sustained and positive outcomes

    identified in assessments and plans.

  • Attend relevant meetings which require high level professional input.
  • Maintain and facilitate professional working relationships with all stake

    holders to ensure the effective delivery of services.

  • Support advanced practitioners to improve social work practice.
  • To undertake training and development as required including on

    going post qualification professional development.

  • Be accountable for own practice ensuring it is of high quality and

    reflect bests practice.

  • Support, promote and safeguard the welfare of children and

    young people. 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications:Degree in Social Work.
  • Experience:2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • 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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