Social Worker- Disabled Team

Location Dudley
Salary £19.85 - £22.90 per hour
We are looking for two Senior Social Workers to carry out Case Audits in our Children Disable  D d Team.
This will suit candidates looking for a short term placement which we forecast to be in place for no longer than 6 weeks.
This is an exciting time to be working for Dudley. Through our ‘Child Friendly Dudley’ agenda we have the highest ambitions for our children and young people and want to make sure we are getting it right for our most vulnerable children.
Working with the Interim Head of SEND, Dudley are seeking a group of highly experienced senior practitioners who can think quickly, be analytical and understand risk to help us audit all the cases within our local Children Disabled Team. You will be part of a small group of social workers on a short term placement and you will:
• Review all cases within the Children’s Disability Team
• Provide a synopsis on each case in terms of what provision is in place, whether overnight short breaks, Direct payments etc
• Outline the status of each case, such as CLA, CP etc
• Determine which cases are low level for regular reviews by non-qualified staff
• Identify which cases have not been reviewed and need to be with immediate effect
• Identify any other risk issues you come across
Skills and Experience required:-
• Qualified social worker (senior social worker practice) with experience of working within a busy social work team
• Understanding of working with disabled children and vulnerable children
• Experience of managing risk
• Excellent communication and analytical skills
• Ability to extract information from data base systems such as Liquid logic
• Ability to present information in a clear logical manner to give clear indications of findings