Social Worker Advanced - Childrens (G10)

Salary £33.64 - £35.84 per hour
The role holds case responsibility for complex casework and provides a co working and support role for less experienced members of the team.


The expectation is that all  social work with children, young people and families is evidenced based and focused, ensuring that interventions are completed in a timely way. Advanced Social Workers will have good assessment skills and be able to consistently deliver a high standard of written reports, including court reports.  

Advanced Social Workers will  provide support and informal supervsion to other members of the team, enhancing the formal supervision provided by the team manager role.


The post will provide formal supervision to the Family Practitioner and social work students, providing an important role in terms of staff development. 

Advanced Social Workers will be the lead worker for complex court work and will be required to support less experienced staff in developing court skills and preparing reports and assessments for court.


Advanced Social Workers will be required to prepare work and support others in preparing work for formal meetings and/or processes, including; Case Conference Meetings, Looked After Children Reviews and key Decision Making Panels.

Undertakes co working with colleagues on specific direct work, reports and assessments where advanced practitioner level support and/or oversight is required. Balancing co working commitments alongside the accountability of holding a caseload will be a priority for the role.

Contributes to the development of effective partnerships in order to achieve ‘a coordinated approach to ensure effective safeguarding arrangements’ (section 10, Children ACT 2004). The role will work with schools and partners to support and facilitate successful transition for families to community and family based services.