Social Worker-Childrens Safeguarding

Location Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
Salary £36.83 - £38.93 per hour
Discipline
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  • To review and update knowledge of legal, policy and procedural frameworks and demonstrate professional competence in social work practice as laid down in the Code of Practice for Social Workers.
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  • To work with individuals, families, carer groups and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning.
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  • To assist users to enhance their independence and coping skills.
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  • To assess needs, risks and options, taking into account legal and other requirements, including child protection and protection of vulnerable adults.
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  • To assess, identify, plan, implement and review the circumstances of individuals and their families and the need for procedural and legal intervention to meet their immediate needs.
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  • To work actively with carers to identify and meet their support needs.
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  • To prepare for and participate in decision-making forums.
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  • To manage and prioritise the workload, carry out duties using accountable professional judgement.
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  • To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of work, using professional and managerial supervision and support to improve practice.
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  • 10. To contribute to the identification and agreement of outcomes required of the service.
  • 11. To work in multidisciplinary and multi organisational teams and contribute to policy review and development of best practice.
  • 12. To work with colleagues to agree a team approach to individual cases.
  • 13. To participate in duty rotas as appropriate.
  • 14. To record unmet or inappropriately met needs in line with Council policy and procedure.
  • 15. To participate in supervision, appraisal and team meetings, identifying issues and possible solutions where discussion and decision required.
  • 16. To work within the budget framework of the service to identify specific packages of care to respond to individual assessments.
  • 17. To record and share client data in line with Council policy and procedure.
  • 18. To use corporate systems to support core business and care management process.
  • 19. To offer specific advice to social workers and other care professionals in areas of specialist knowledge.