Social Worker -Children in need

Location Dudley
Salary £27.93 - £30.03 per hour
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new team that is developing innovative ways of supporting young people at risk of Child Criminal Exploitation and Child Sexual Exploitation .
We are looking for candidates with a passion and enthusiasm for working with vulnerable adolescents who can place a strong emphasis on engagement and relationship based social work.
The role will involve the following:-
• Attending MACE and Disruption meetings to discuss the risks facing young people
• Engaging with young people, their families and other professionals to coordinate safety plans that will assist in keeping young people safe
• Attend strategy meetings for young people
• Engage in mapping exercises to identify links between young people at risk of exploitation
• Ensure that all activities are recorded on young people’s records using LCS/Liquid logic
The role will involve holding a caseload of Child protection and Child in need cases where the focus of risk is external to the family.
A social work qualification is required and at least one year post ASYE experience or two years’ experience in statutory social work with Children and Families.