Senior Social Worker Children in Care Team

Location Dudley
Salary £22.85 per hour
Senior Social Worker to join the Children in Care Team

Purpose of the job:
With supervision and advice, work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and promote their upbringing by their families, wherever and whenever possible, by the provision of services. Adhere to the General Social Care Council (GSCC) Code of Practice of Social Workers.


  • Social work experience of working in local government, voluntary or independent sector.
  • Direct experience of working with children, especially those from different racial & cultural backgrounds. Ability to initiate, draft & produce reports.
  • Ability to deal with / record casework, communicate effectively  with client groups & professionals in order to assess client needs. 
  • Ability to develop person-centred care plans. Ability to deal with conflict and complaints.
  • Ability to participate within a duty team framework. 
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory social work legislation. 
  • Knowledge of the issues relating to the well-being of service users covering a wide range of clients.

MINIMUM HEALTH & SAFETY KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Demonstrable basic health & safety knowledge relevant to the job, according to Section 7 HSWA and Council policy.