Social Worker -Children Safeguarding

Location West Sussex
Salary £36.00 - £39.00 per hour
Location : County Hall North, Horsham
Drivers License required
Duty Weeks : must be onsite one week in every four.
You will act as a professional who practices effectively with high quality judgement, in situations of complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework. Manage caseloads with confidence and independence and are recognised as a source of reliable knowledge and advice and use your initiative to broaden your expertise. You help to support case conferences and produce quality assessments, taking shared responsibility and be accountable for your professional development. You will support equality and diversity and respect anyone working for or in contact with WSCC.
The candidate needs:
- To be an experienced worker with at least 2/3 years safeguarding experience.
- Recent Front line – child protection work
- Good assessment skills that are able to identify risk
- Direct work with children to be able to identify their needs
- Good multi agency working experience
WSCC SW TEAMS – BENEFITS Currently planning the roll out of the Family Safeguarding model and starting to arrange training in motivational interviewing for our perm and agency staff. Unfilled vacancy gap less than 5% so teams well staffed. Agency staff are treated as part of the service and encouraged to attend transformational and other leadership events