Qualified Social Worker - Childrens

Location Bracknell
Salary £29 - £32 per hour
To hold a caseload and provide assessment, care planning, intervention and family support according to expertise.
• To assess & identify the needs of children and families referred and negotiate delivery of services by determining how these needs can be best met in accordance with statutory responsibilities and council policies using best value principles.
• To work alongside partner agencies e.g. voluntary & statutory and within the context of the care plan for children and families to ensure the provision of appropriate and effective services.
• Promote listening to children at every opportunity; ensuring their views are heard, recorded and acted upon in an appropriate and timely manner.
• To ensure access to translation & interpretation services as necessary.
• To develop and maintain accurate case records and comply with the Department’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
• To contribute to the development of services to children and families by attending and contributing positively to team meetings to promote the delivery of integrated and effective services for children in need of support and protection.
• To attend regular supervision and with the supervisor, be able to set clear goals and interventive strategies.
• To regularly monitor and evaluate casework and bring to the attention of the supervisor any resource shortfalls.
• To make effective use of time and be able to prioritise workload.
• To contribute to the team duty rota.
• To provide cover for the work of other team members and other additional duties commensurate with the level of the job (the nature of these will vary according to experience, competencies and the grade of the post).