Social Worker-Childrens-Safeguarding

Location North Yorkshire
Salary £40.00 - £44.00 per hour
Are you a social worker seeking a new challenge? Would you like an opportunity to work in a specialist team? We are seeking a social worker to work in this specialist service based in Knaresborough. You will be based in a team of social workers and a family support worker providing support and advice to children and young people with significant learning and physical disabilities aged 0-18 and their families.
The role will include completing comprehensive and clear assessments. Planning and negotiating packages of support and working in partnership with parents and other professionals and agencies. In order to ensure children and young people have opportunities to access community activities and short breaks to ensure they develop daily living and independence skills as possible, and ultimately make a successful transition into adulthood.
There will be a requirement to manage Looked after children case work, safeguarding and court work. Dependant on knowledge and skills.
The service is committed to providing good quality supervision and support and promote personal development in order to achieve good outcomes for disabled young people and their families. If you have a social work qualification and experience of working with children, young people and their families. We look forward to hearing from you. Applications from newly qualified social workers are also welcomed.