Social Worker (Children's) CAP

Location Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Salary £23.31 - £25.81 per hour

Purpose of Job:                                           The Social Worker is a member of a Departmental or Multi‑Disciplinary team which provides a service to the community on a specialist or geographical basis.  S/he is required to assess, plan, implement and evaluate action or treatment.  S/he is expected to assist the Service in generating resources and to negotiate for and co-ordinate the application of resources and seek modification of attitudes or behaviour when required.  The main purpose of the job is to help children and families cope with social, emotional, and environmental problems and to help them retain independence and live as normal a life as possible in the community.  The wishes of children and their families are of vital importance in formulating any plans.  In achieving these objectives, the Social Worker will mobilise the personal resources of families and communities through appropriate social work methods.  The Social Worker will draw upon from the Directorate's resources and make arrangements with other statutory bodies and the private and voluntary sector where appropriate.  The Social Worker will also ensure that relatives, friends and neighbours, etc. are enabled to make the maximum contribution possible.