Social Worker - Children in Need

Location Halton, Halton, England
Salary £39.12 - £41.51 per hour
1. Assess the need for social work service including the identification of risk and the need for protection, and determine the method of intervention.

2. Decide or advise on the use of appropriate social services and/or other resources.
3. Liaise and negotiate with other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure that the best possible service is provided for clients.
4. Manage an allocated workload within individual and group priorities and policies.
5. Comply with the statutory obligations of the group.
6. Maintain appropriate records of work undertaken and carry out required administrative procedures.
7. Prepare for, and attend, supervision sessions and staff meetings and make use of all available training and developmental opportunities.
8. Contribute to the evaluation and developments of services and new ideas by sharing knowledge about theory, skills and practice with other social services staff, professional groups and interested bodies.
9. Develop and provide a training resource for social workers, support staff and carers.
10. Supervise students where appropriate.
11. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time, which are commensurate with the grade of the job.