Back to job search
Toundertakeprofessionalandcomprehensivecaseworkforacomplexcaseloadofchildrenandyoung people. Tomaintain high professionalstandards andgood overall knowledge ofrelevantlegislation regulation and practicemethods,ensuringthatyouareabreastofnewdevelopments.Provideguidanceand supporttoless experiencedstafftohelpthemdeveloptheirprofessionalskillsandknowledge. Aslead professional, to contribute to the provision of good quality services which integrate governmentand localinitiatives andguidance(includingWorking Together,Child Protection procedures, Looked AfterChildren’sprocesses,theAssessmentFrameworkandCommon Assessment Framework). Key Accountabilities Casework Manage anallocatedcaseload appropriate totheextensive experience ofthe Experienced Social Worker,to include complex assessments of children,families and parenting and other work tomeet statutory requirements. WorkwithinSwindonBoroughCouncil’s policies,procedures andgoodpractice guidelinesin orderto meet the needs ofthe children and families allocated. Work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions, engender change enabling them to clarify and express their needs, and contribute to serviceplanning. Maintain up to date case notes and otherrecords, utilising relevantIT systems, and write reports, including courtreports, and give expert evidence in court. Undertakespecialistassessments,foryourandotherworkers’cases,forcourtproceedings, including parenting and kinship assessments. Ensure that casework is up todate, comprehensively written up, andmanaged within agreed timescales. Ensureyourmanageris keptfully appraised of problems arising fromcases orwork loadandtoseek advice as and when necessary. When working withfamilies,to recognise monitor and assessrisk. To ensure information aboutriskis escalated tomanagersin a timelymanner. Developandmaintainpositiveworkingrelationshipswithserviceusersandotherprofessionals. Model good practice helping to setthe expectationsforothers. Whereappropriate act asthedutyworkerfortheteamresponding toqueries andissues
|Location||Swindon, Swindon, England|
|Salary||£33.00 - £35.50 per hour|
- Occupational Therapist
Southwark, Greater London, England | £32 - £34 per hour
rovide professional occupational therapy servic...
- Social Worker-DMH
| £26.18 - £28.58 per hour
West Locality - to support all individuals r...
- experienced practitioner - Adults
Halton, Halton, England | £22.36 - £24.86 per hour
Responsible for a caseload of more complex case...