Social Worker-Children in Need

Location North Yorkshire
Salary £39.61 - £43.65 per hour
Court experience preferable but not essential
- Must have LAC (Looked after children) experience
- Must be able to drive

Children’s Social Care provide services which follow from specific legislation, including the Children Act 1989 and
the Children Act 2004 as well as other Government guidance and policy. We are committed to providing good
quality services to support children young people and their families. To work at all times in line with the Health and
Care Professions Council’s Code of Practice. Enhanced DBS check and Health and Care Professions Council
registration required. This role involves spoken communications so a confident use of English language is require

Hold and manage a caseload including Children in Need, Child Protection and Looked After Children as allocated by the Team Manager or Assistant Team Manager. The post holder will do this by undertaking assessments, formulating, monitoring and managing plans for children with multi agency partners to ensure good, timely outcomes for children. Operational management  Manage and prioritise cases as allocated by the line manager  Assess children and their family’s needs and make appropriate recommendations for services to achieve agreed outcomes  Participate in the allocation of cases and accept cases allocated by the Team Manager commensurate with your level of experience.  Liaise with other agency professionals as necessary to fulfil the Directorates statutory duties and achieve best outcomes for children.  Fully engage in supervision and performance appraisal  Maintain good case records, write reports as required in line with departmental standards. Give evidence in court in relation to care or other proceedings