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Qualified Social Worker - Children's Services - Bradford

Mbi Staffing
Posted 23 days ago, valid for 14 days
Location

Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 2SU, England

Salary

£35 per hour

Contract type

Full Time

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  • Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Children's Services
  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £35 per hour
  • Years of Experience Required: Minimum of 2.5 years qualified Social Work experience
  • Job Description: The Senior Social Worker will be responsible for safeguarding children, assessing and managing risk, and making critical decisions. They will provide a Social Work service including assessment, case planning, and reviews. The job requires working in partnership with other agencies and organisations, participating in multi-disciplinary assessments, and mentoring less experienced Social Workers. The applicant must have previously spoken fluently to the public, have a minimum of 2.5 years qualified Social Work experience, and undergo DBS checks. A full driving licence and car are required unless a disability prevents this.

Qualified Social Worker - Children's Services - Bradford - 35ph

Mbi Medical are pleased to be working with Bradford Council. They are looking for a Senior Social Worker to work in their Children's Services.

Job Purpose

- To safeguard children including those at significant risk of harm, assess and manage risk and undertaken critical decision making including taking professional responsibility for decision making

- Contribute to the provision of Social Care Services in the Community and other settings.

- Provide an effective Social Work service including assessment, case planning and reviews.

- Operate a Social Work service within departmental policy, practice and procedures.

- This Job Profile relates to case holding social workers in the following teams: Localities, MASH, Throughcare and After Care

What You'll Be Doing

- To provide a Social Work service to individuals, their families and carers by assessing and identifying their needs and meeting them through direct therapeutic work, care planning and management.  Be able to integrate a theoretical approach with practice.

- Accept responsibility for and supervision of service users who are provided with care services and undertake expert and robust review of such cases.

- Provide expert witness and give evidence to court and other relevant bodies as required, including giving evidence in court in proceedings, and including the presentation of reports and applications for appropriate Legal Orders.

- Work in partnership with other agencies and organisations, in order to fulfil the provision of a Social Work service, representing the perspective of the organisation. Maintain contact with a wide range of statutory and voluntary sector professionals for information exchange, the exercise of judgment and in order to influence outcomes in case planning and decision making.

- Contribute to multi-disciplinary assessments, chairing and leading meetings when required and participate in planning meetings and reviews, demonstrating and promoting information sharing within/between organisations.

- Mentor newly qualified and less experienced Social Workers to develop their expertise and/or offer placements to Social Work students as a practice educator.

- Participate in the provision of training throughout the department, assisting in the development of new resources, working on specialist projects and acting as a member of a professional development or service planning group.

- Identify and act on your learning needs to participate continuously in professional development opportunities, including regular supervision and appraisal, in line with Social Work registration and HCPC standards.

- Apply Social Work ethical principles and values to guide your professional practice and decision making including partnership, consultation and the participation of service users.

Required

- The applicant is required to provide evidence of having previously spoken fluently to members of the public in order to meet the Advanced threshold level outlined under Special Knowledge above. 

- A minimum of 2.5 years qualified Social Work experience.

- Other relevant experience working with children and families is welcomed.

- There is a requirement for the post holder to have DBS checks.

- You need to have a full driving licence and a car available for work, unless a disability prevents this. 

- Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 in relation to Disability Provisions. 

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