Social Worker – Assessment & Intervention – Sandwell

West Midlands

Contract

Salary: From £27.53 to £32.33 per hour

Job description

Assessment & Intervention Social Workers

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Social Workers to join the Assessment & Intervention Teams – Hybrid Working

Working pattern – we have full-time (37 hours) & part-time roles available and are happy to discuss options with you.

The Trust has vacancies for Social Workers to join our Assessment & Intervention Teams within the newly realigned Operations Service. Based in a locality model with a focus on good quality assessments and dynamic planning which deliver timely evidence-based interventions and the progress of pre-proceedings/care proceedings through to permanency planning, this service will strengthen partnership working with families in local communities.

As a Social Worker working in one of the Assessment & Intervention Teams you will: –

  • Respond to the needs of children through s47 child protection investigations or through s17 child in need single assessments;
  • Play a pivotal role in developing effective relationships with children and their families to identify their needs and work with families to help develop plans to achieve change;
  • Ensure that the voice of the child is at the centre of your work and use a range of direct work tools to evidence the child’s voice in your assessments and plans.

About you: –

  • You will need to have a recognised professional Social Work qualification and be registered with Social Work England;
  • Have completed your ASYE programme;
  • Have a good level of experience of working in a children and families setting;
  • Have a good knowledge of minimum standards and be able to achieve our expectation for promoting change in family life;
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse information and make informed decisions;
  • Good knowledge of child development.

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