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Children’s Social Worker

  • Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Alice Gilbert
  • £35 - £35

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children across Bradford.

The role:

As a Children’s Social Worker, to provide a social work service to Children, Young People and Families, including assessment, case planning and reviews. You will be responsible for acting as a link worker for and looked after children and their families.

Key Responsibilities:

· Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.

· Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.

· Provision of accommodation.

· Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.

· Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.

· Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.

· Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.

· To undertake training to ensure career development.

· To act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children’s Division and Department.

· Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.

· To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families

· Will facilitate maximum user consultation and participation in line with policy.

· Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.

· Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department.

    Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.

Applicant Requirements:

· Qualifications: CQSW, CSS, DIPSW or equivalent.

· Experience : Minimum of 2.5 years post qualification experience as a social worker. Must have experience of Children’s legislation. Direct experience of working with children and/or young people and their families.

· 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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