Senior Social Worker (Children)

Location South Gloucestershire
Salary £36 - £38 per hour
This role will act as a supporting Deputy / Assistant Team Manager within the Hub - therefore you will be supporting both sub teams' Managers. 

Working in a multi-agency context, the post holder will ensure vulnerable children and young people are identified, protected and supported to achieve positive outcomes through the provision of well planned, integrated and coordinated services. 

The post holder will promote effective partnerships with those providing preventative and/or specialist services in the public, private, community and voluntary sectors as well as with children young people and their families to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The post holder may also be involved in the recruitment and development of staff and this may include volunteers/partners/foster carers etc.

The post holder may also undertake the role of Practice Educator in terms of assessing, developing and mentoring student and newly qualified Social Workers (usually one to two per year).

The post holder will use a significant degree of professional expertise, together with knowledge of the extensive statutory framework that governs the duties and processes and timescales in relation to this area of work. 

Under the guidance of the Team Manager, the post holder will also take a lead role in developing professional practice in the team