Social Worker Childrens Services

Location Bradford
Salary £35.00 per hour
  • Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.
  • Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.
  • Provision of accommodation.
  • Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.
  • Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.
  • Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.
  • Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.
  • To undertake training to ensure career development.
  • to act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children’s Division and Department
  •  Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.
  • To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families.
  • Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.
  •  Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department
  •   Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.

Will be required to attend the office when needed