Senior Children's Service's Social Worker
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Dudley, West Midlands (County), United Kingdom
1d ago
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More Recruitment Solutions are looking for an experienced Senior Children's Services Social Care Worker on behalf of a local authority based in West Midlands.

This is a Grade 10 (SCP 32-35) position and applicants will need the following qualifications : CQSW / CSS / DipSW.

This role is initially for 3 months (37-hours per week) with the possibility of either further extensions or becoming permanent.

Umbrella options are available, so please indicate preference on application. Applicants should have use of own vehicle.

With supervision and advice, work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and promote their upbringing by their families, wherever and whenever possible, by the provision of services.

Adhere to the General Social Care Council (GSCC) Code of Practice of Social Workers.

  • Relevant Experience;
  • Social work experience of working in local government, voluntary or independent sector.

    Direct experience of working with children, especially those from different racial cultural backgrounds.

    Ability to initiate, draft produce reports. Ability to deal with / record casework, communicate effectively with client groups professionals in order to assess client needs.

    Ability to develop person-centred care plans.

    Ability to deal with conflict and complaints.

    Ability to participate within a duty team framework.

    Knowledge of relevant statutory social work legislation.

    Knowledge of the issues relating to the well-being of service users covering a wide range of clients.

    You must be able to Demonstrate basic health safety knowledge relevant to the job, according to Section 7 HSWA and Council policy. Applicant Capabilities :

    A calm approach to confrontational situations

    A practical / flexible approach to work

    A team player

    A willingness and ability to undertake appropriate training

    Ability to communicate with and respond to people of all ages

    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to a wide range of people

    Ability to deal with sensitive issues

    Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships

    Ability to handle confidential information

    Ability to manage workload and work as part of a team

    Ability to understand the different needs to clients

    Committed to ongoing personal and role development

    Flexible to demands of the role

    Good all-round IT knowledge

    Good working knowledge of relevant legislation and codes of practice

    Knowledge of child protection procedures together with knowledge and understanding of the values of social work

    Ability to Be Assertive and Challenging in Order to Safeguard and Promote Welfare of Children

    Role : Senior Children's Service's Social Worker

    Job Type : Permanent

    Location : Dudley, West Midlands (County),

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