Looked After Children Social Worker

Location: West Midlands  |  West Midlands  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Matthew Buckman
Job Reference: 46809
Salary: £27.53 - £27.53
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the Looked after children across Coventry

The role:

To provide a social work service to children/young people and their families who are in need of, or who are receiving, services from the Local Authority. To take appropriate action in the provision of Departmental Services, and to ensure all children and young people referred have a plan based on an assessment of need, and that such plans are reviewed and modified as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responding to the social work requirements of cases allocated by the Team Manager in terms of assessment, planning and reviews.
  • Engaging in individual direct casework with children, young people, and families.
  • Undertaking detailed and thorough needs assessment of referrals
  • Planning and offering a range of interventions and enabling access to services provided by the Department, other agencies, and voluntary bodies, to help children, young people and their families overcome disadvantage, problems, and difficulties.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Social Care degree/qualification
  • Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and Enhanced DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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