Children's Social Worker Safegurding

Location North Yorkshire
Salary £41.61 - £43.81 per hour
Manage and prioritise cases as allocated by the line manager  Assess children and their family’s needs and make appropriate recommendations for services to achieve agreed outcomes  Participate in the allocation of cases and accept cases allocated by the Team Manager commensurate with your level of experience.  Liaise with other agency professionals as necessary to fulfil the Directorates statutory duties and achieve best outcomes for children.  Fully engage in supervision and performance appraisal  Maintain good case records, write reports as required in line with departmental standards. Give evidence in court in relation to care or other proceedings. Communications  Advise clients on the Directorates charging policies  Comply with Data Protection Legislation and the Access Request to Files Policy  Demonstrate good recording skills with the available technology  Liaise with staff of the Directorate and other agencies to effect decisions reached, and to participate in all necessary placement or review panels to ensure that service provision continues to be appropriate to service user needs and wishes.  Promote children, young people and their family’s participation in decision making.  Ensure all work with children and families remains focused and meets the need of children  Use high level communication skills, including listening, building empathy, consultation and negotiation to ensure positive outcomes for children  Undertake preventative work with families in order to reduce the need for care or accommodation: support and assist families and extended families, to care for their children  Work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed choices and decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning.  Develop and maintain effective relationships with children and young people, their families and carers: provide advice and support: help resolve conflict

• To cover complex caseloads, therefore minimum 2 years post qualified experience is required
• Social Work England Registration
• Knowledge of Signs of Safety
• Enhanced DBS (child barring list)
• Flexible and responsive visits
• To visit North Yorkshire House, Scarborough (office-base) 3 times per week.
• The remainder can be @ North Yorkshire House/ Home-based or alternative office based
• Induction package as an Agency worker to North Yorkshire County Council
• Managed caseloads
• Working within a beautiful County. Low crime and un-employment rates
• Work alongside a supportive and knowledgeable team
• Work from home
• Mileage to be reimbursed (to be agreed by Manager upon conversation) Agency Worker to cover the first 20miles there and back as a minimum and we would potentially pay mileage up to a 50 mile commute.