Social Worker - Children Safeguarding

Location West Sussex
Salary £29.86 - £32.90 per hour
Able to analyse and interpret information and data, prioritise needs and formulate plans for intervention and service provision.
2. Able to work proactively as a member of the team to make accurate assessments of needs and negotiate and implement effective outcomes.
3. Able to work in partnership with carers, colleagues and external agencies to deliver an effective service.
4. Able to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral format, including the ability to explain complicated information to others and use negotiation and persuasion skills to encourage others to adopt a course of action.
5. Able to recognise limits of own accountability and responsibility and seek appropriate support, advice and supervision.
Qualifications and/or experience:
• A recognised Social Work qualification e.g. Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent as recognised by the relevant professional body.
• Registration with the relevant professional registration body and maintaining registration with that body.
• Knowledge of theoretical Social Work concepts and practices, with demonstrable examples of dealing with complex issues, for example, attachment, impact of developmental trauma and child development.
• Experience of effectively coaching and supervising others, acting as practice role model and promoting exemplary practice.
• Experience of managing levels of risk within a caseload.
Key responsibilities
Act as a professional representative for the service by delivering an excellent service to people who access or need the service. Act with integrity and respect, ensuring at all times the needs of the individuals are paramount.
Work with a diverse caseload, seeking support where required to meet workload deadlines.