Qualified Social Worker Children in Care Up to £31,601 Suffolk
£28,485 £31,601 per annum, plus benefits.
We are looking for experienced, professional and conscientious Social Workers to join Children in Care Teams in Suffolk.
About the Role :
Work in accordance with the Council’s statutory responsibilities, policies and service procedures and comply with equality and diversity policies, procedures and legislation. ?
Maintaining customer confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act and SCC guidance, including responding to any known data breaches.
Engage in individual and group supervision with managers and practice leads, performance appraisal and consultation as required. ?
Where required provide effective individual and group supervision, including performance agreements. ?
Having regard to best value principles and monitoring within your area of responsibility. ?
Participating and coordinating, training and development opportunities, in order to improve knowledge, skills and effectiveness of self and colleagues. ?
To transport children and young people where required by job role. ?
To work in the homes of children and families and in a variety of other settings.
Requirements for the Role :
Suitable professional qualification at graduate level and at least two years post grad experience.
Evidence of continuing professional development.
Committed approach to Children and Families and to working collaboratively with them to address concerns.
Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Ability to be flexible, work under pressure and use own initiative.
In depth knowledge and practical understanding of and skills in using solution focused approaches of intervention.
Ability to recognise Child Protection and risk issues and take appropriate action.
Proven ability to use a range of assessment frameworks.
Experience of working alongside parents who may have mental health, learning or physical disability or sensory impairment.
Experience of assessment and observation of the developmental needs of children.
Experience of working with a range of agencies and communities.
What to Expect :
Relocation Package available
Work Life balance
Shopping Vouchers and discounts
Public Transport discounts
Tax free bike schemes
Local Government Pension Scheme
Health & Wellbeing and lifestyle support scheme
Can you see yourself contributing to this team and reaping the rewards of permanent employment with a Council who value and develop you?
This job is advertised by Lauren Bishop; if you are interested in this position please click and apply now.