Social Worker -Children in Need

Location Cardiff
Salary £38.00 - £40.50 per hour
This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape practice and performance in the team, whilst carrying a protected caseload. You will support the Team Manager and the team in delivering the Signs of Safety approach and a high quality service. You will supervise staff and have opportunities to work closely with other agencies to develop services for young people. To undertake and promote the effective assessment, care planning, intervention and review for children in need of care and support, including children in need of being looked after and/or protection, including circumstances where it is necessary for the local authority to initiate legal proceedings to safeguard children. To take the role of Practice Leader, supporting and encouraging a Signs of Safety culture within the service. Lead, teach and model the Signs of Safety approach as the business as usual way of working. Keep children, young people and families at the heart of the work through promoting the use of Signs of Safety engagement tools. In partnership with the team manager, you will monitor and manage the performance and development of Social Workers.