Principle Social Worker

Location Cardiff
Salary £30 - £35 per hour
Discipline
An exciting opportunity for a Principal Social Worker to join our Child Health & Disability Team has become available
You will need: • A Degree or Masters in Social Work • Experience of working within a Child Health & Disability Team • Experience of providing supervision to students and staff The main duties of the post holder will be: • Working alongside a multi-agency team of professionals, in partnership with families. • To take a lead in the team using the Signs of Safety approach to social work practice • To encourage and support the team in adopting the Signs of Safety approach • Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective systems to ensure quality services. • Engagement with MASH in relation to referrals, supervising Wellbeing Assessments and Section 47 investigation. • Working in a multiagency capacity to support families • Attend alongside the social worker at Child Protection Case Conferences • Provide a consultation role on practice issues for staff and, where appropriate, managers • Provide specialist advice and support across the team. • Provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to staff within Children’s Services as required and support other staff with students on placement to ensure good quality placements and development of the workforce • Take responsibility for delegated decision making appropriate to the role.