: Social Worker/Senior Social Worker – Children In Need Team - G8-G10

Location Harrow, Greater London, England
Salary £245.00 - £250.00 per day
Discipline
To be the allocated Social Worker to complete assessments for children in need, including those in need of protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and, where directed by the Court, children subject to private law proceedings

To undertake all work in a manner that is responsive to legislative requirements as well as corporate and national priorities • To contribute to the formulation of the Service Plan and to be clear about Team priorities as they relate to the social work role and function. • To prepare for regular supervision and reflective practice consultations concerning casework practice and ensure that work is progressed and completed as agreed. • To contribute to regular individual performance and development consultations and undertake any necessary training and professional learning and development. • To take responsibility for ensuring that all work undertaken in connection with assessment, planning, monitoring and review functions are undertaken in an efficient and effective manner which demonstrates a positive impact and outcome for children, young people and their families. • To strive to achieve and maintain best practice standards in all aspects of the work undertaken and exercise sound professional judgements at all times. • To seek direction, advice, guidance and support whenever necessary and appropriate and to ensure that the Senior Practitioner/Team Manager is notified of any situation concerning risks about the safety or wellbeing of a child. • To be responsive to User’s needs, comments, questions and complaints and co-operate with any investigation or resolution of dissatisfaction at a local level wherever possible. • To consult with the Senior Practitioner/Team Manager on all matters concerning budgets and resources. • To undertake all duties in accordance with the Council’s approach to diversity. • To undertake all duties in accordance with the Council’s approach to health and safety. • To comply with IT requirements in relation to User data, casework records and management security and information so that this accurately reflects the work that is undertaken. • To participate in all Team meetings, activities and initiatives relating to service delivery and development