Social Worker Children's Response Team (Assessment)

Location South Gloucestershire
Salary £35 per hour
***Must have recent children's safeguarding experience within the last 2 years as an essential requirement***

Duty rota system. Mainly working from home with visits being made where required / appropriate.

About the role

Working in a team in either Access and Response Team, Social Care Long Term, or Corporate Parenting, under the supervision of the Team Manager, the post holder will be a key member of an integrated child care team delivering a high quality service to vulnerable children in need, children who are looked after and placed in public care and children who need safeguarding. 

The post holder will hold a child care case-load particularly focussed upon those cases where complex and sensitive issues are at stake which require a service response from an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled social work practitioner.

Working in a multi-agency context, the post holder will ensure vulnerable children and young people are identified, protected and supported to achieve positive outcomes through the provision of well planned, integrated and coordinated services.  This will include organising, chairing and participating in meetings with a wide range of other agencies and disciplines to ensure that an effective and holistic service response is provided.

The post holder will hold responsibility for a specific area of work or expertise within the team where prescribed by the Team Manager.