Social Worker - Children's Access and Assessment

Location Kingston upon Hull
Salary £30 - £34 per hour
Discipline
To show, at all times, a personal commitment to Looked after Children and treating all service users, customers and colleagues in a fair and respectful way, which gives positive regard to people’s differences and individuality (for example, gender, gender identity, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age). Assists in ensuring equal access to services and employment opportunities for everyone and promotes the Council’s Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy.

Works within the Access & Assessment, Locality, Disability or Looked After Children Service across a range of specialisms e.g. fostering, adoption, children with disabilities, children’s residential, child protection, children in need, with the aim of achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people in need and their families.

To provide and support high quality social work practice with increasing decision-making autonomy in situations of increasing complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge.

To provide and support expert and effective social work practice in complex situations, assessing and managing high levels of risk and providing expert opinion in relation to decisions surrounding complex cases.