The Village of Bratton in the County of Wiltshire

The village of Bratton is located within the county of Wiltshire.   Bratton is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Wiltshire council.

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Social Worker Level 3
Posted: 17/07/2018

Salary:£40.99/hour Inside IR35 per Hour

Category: Social Care

Job Ref: RQ317659

Social Worker Level 3 – Safeguarding and Assessment CA11-0447 Grade K
(Inside IR35)

Location: Trowbridge, BA13

Job Type: Temporary from 23.07.18 –21.09.18 working Full time from
08.45am - 17.15pm (Inside IR35)

My public sector client are looking to recruit a Social Worker Level 3
on a full time temporary basis in Trowbridge, BA13.

Grade K posts are higher in ‘Creativity & Innovation’ and ‘Decisions’,
with a requirement for problem solving. These posts are required to
give recommendation and implementation of solutions which have a
direct impact on relevant stakeholders. These posts require not only a
relevant professional qualification, but also practical experience of
applying the skills obtained through study, in the workplace

The Social Worker Level 3 is required to:

- Be the primary worker with case responsibility for children in need,
children in need of protection and children looked after - depending
upon the function of the dedicated team.

- be responsible for the day to day interpretation of and
implementation of statutory duties and departmental policy and
procedures in the provision of services to children and young people

- complete enquiries and assess, the needs of and risks to vulnerable
children and young people in a timely manner giving due consideration
to the wishes and views of the child and the child’s family. This will
include the completion of S47 enquiries, single assessments and
engaging service users and other relevant persons in the work base,
homes or any other appropriate venue e.g. hospital, school etc.

- take appropriate action to assess and minimise any identified
concern or risk to children/young people in accordance with the
requirements and timescales of assessment frameworks, child protection
procedures and looked after children legislation and procedures

- draw up and implement, with the child/young person and their
family/carers, an appropriate plan to address identified issues and to
maximise the participation of service users and carers in this process
ensuring that social work intervention is ongoing only when necessary
in people’s lives

- write reports for child protection conferences, planning meetings,
looked after children reviews, legal meetings and court hearings and
attend these as appropriate

- Work proactively and in partnership with other agencies to plan and
deliver coordinated services to children, young people and their
families/carers which promotes and focuses on positive outcomes

- maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of
undertaking duties for the department whilst operating in the fullest
cooperation with other agencies to ensure that children are
appropriately safeguarded

To apply for this role you will need:

- HCPC registered

- Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance in
relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young
people.

- Up to date knowledge of key child care legislation, policies and
practices central to the implementation of a professional social work
service on behalf of the council.

- Experience of working with children in care, their families and
foster carers.

- Ability to professionally challenge – strategy discussions, case
conferences, Multi-Disciplinary meetings and excellent report writing
skills

Rate: £40.99 /Hour Umbrella/Ltd (Inside IR35)