Senior Social Worker - Child protection -

Location Cardiff
Salary £32 per hour
You will be joining an experienced and supportive integrated discharge team, working in a fast paced environment to affect timely discharges from hospital.

Necessary qualities:
  • Role will include deputising, where necessary, for Manager in meetings.
  • Ability to plan strategically Knowledge of legislation framework governing Delayed Transfer of Care (DTOC) Experience of supervising staff, as this will be a key element of the role.
  • Excel skills beneficial Knowledge of Care First preferred although training will be given Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to effectively chair meetings Knowledge of discharge planning in hospital setting Excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to work with a wide range of professionals championing the voice of the adult at all times
  • Candidates must have a sound knowledge of Social Services and Well-Being Act, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and The Human Rights Act Committed to working in a strength based, person centred way
  • knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of models of intervention with Children and their families
  • Understanding of Child Protection procedure
  • Ability to assess and manage risk
  • Ability to reflect and identify possible solutions to problems
  • Advocacy skills
  • Ability to work positively to achieve change
  • Ability to audit and quality assure and to make use of performance information
  • Ability to enable learning and professional development in practice and to motivate others
  • Leadership and negotiation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Competent IT user
  • Commitment to developing practice in order to improve outcomes for children
  • Commitment to the principles of partnership and of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Able to work in a flexible manner to meet the needs of the service