Social Worker SEND

Location Staffordshire
Salary £12.45 - £14.50 per hour
SEND Education, Health & Care Assessment & Planning Team
Post Title Grade Date
SEND Key Worker Grade 7 May 2014
Reporting Relationships
Responsible to: SEND Locality Manager
Responsible for: none
Staffordshire County Council’s Vision - Is for a connected Staffordshire, where everyone has the opportunity to prosper, be healthy and happy.
The Outcomes - The people of Staffordshire will:
• Be able to access more good jobs and feel the benefit of economic growth
• Be healthier and more independent
• Feel safer, happier and more supported in and by their community
Staffordshire County Council is one of the largest local authorities in the UK and provides a broad range of services to its citizens. We are at the start of a significant transformation agenda to improve the way we ensure positive outcomes for all of the communities and citizens of Staffordshire, working in partnership with all public sector organizations across the County.

Vision Statement for Families First
‘To work with partners and families in Staffordshire to enable vulnerable children and young people to be safe and secure; to promote physical and emotional well-being and to help them achieve their full potential within their communities’.
This shared vision has been developed by a range of people involved in and committed to high quality, strong and effective children and families’ services in Staffordshire. It incorporates views and ideas from managers, front-line practitioners and service users who will be the key contributors to making the vision a reality.
Purpose and values of working with children and families
Families First works closely with partner organizations and our approach is built on the firm foundations of an integrated ‘team around the family’. We facilitate local support and evidence-based intervention for children and families to prevent needs escalating to a level requiring statutory specialist services. Where specialist services are needed, we ensure that timely and effective decisions are made to secure the best outcomes for a child’s future.
Our staff and services are based in localities to provide easy access to families and we work with schools and academies, with Police, health services and a range of other partners through our Local Support Teams to prevent children, young people and families requiring more intensive support.