Social Worker - Neighbourhood North Team

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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Nottingham in a Neighbourhood North Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £29.41 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3 -month contract.


To ensure the delivery of appropriate services to children and their families, according to their assessed needs. This will include assessing the needs of children and their families against the Departments agreed threshold criteria and in accordance with National Guidance with set timescales, the creation and implementation of culturally appropriate care plans that demonstrate flexibility and innovative use of resources.
To deliver good outcomes for children through taking referrals, completing timely assessments and implementing effective service plans that safeguard vulnerable children.
To undertake child-focused assessments of need within a person-centred approach, investigation and management of complex cases, including those of suspected abuse and neglect.
To lead on safeguarding investigations in the most complex cases and where there are multiple incidents.
To hold a caseload of complex cases particularly those where abuse or neglect is suspected.
To apply advanced knowledge of a wide range of policies in reflective evidence-based practice to improve outcomes for children, their families and to contribute to service development in policy review and task groups.
With minimal supervision to undertake case management responsibilities that include child-focused assessments of need within a person-centred approach, monitoring, coordinating and review of care plans.
To assess and promote the life chances of vulnerable children, including children in care their health, education and leisure needs.
To maintain and produce professional case records and reports which are structured, clear, evidence based and logical in accordance with the Department's case recording standards and practice.
To ensure that records and user information is accurate, up to date, secure and maintained, using information technology in accordance with agreed data entry systems and Data Protection Act.
To be conversant with Departmental policy and procedures.
To take part in team duty systems providing an immediate and responsive service as the need arises in emergency work.
To represent the Authority in court routinely, providing reports and acting as the lead witness and providing support to less experienced colleagues and witnesses as required.
To manage own workload effectively, maintaining appropriate records and preparing and submitting reports as required within agreed timescales.
To participate in mentoring and supporting practice learning students and to train as a Practice Teacher if required.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

Degree or equivalent in social work
Current HCPC registration
Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services


This Social Worker job is advertised by Kaselle Lee; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement
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