Senior Practitioner Localities Sunderland £28-29ph

Recruiter
Medicare First
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£28 per hour
Posted
13 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Locality Senior Practitioner Sunderland Are you looking for a fresh role? Do you have a passion for child protection? Do you strive for better outcomes for children and families? Look no further, Medicare has the role for you Medicare First is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work full time working within the localities Team in Sunderland. 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 £28-29ph per hour and is an initial 3-month contract. Social worker duties include: To manage an assigned caseload of children and families, independently in compliance with agreed casework objectives, assessing and managing risks appropriately, and in accordance with statutory regulations and guidelines. To investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse or ill treatment of children undertake assessments and where appropriate arrange accommodation or children and young people maintaining appropriate personal/professional boundaries. To work to a range of legal options to support investigation and protection; if required give evidence in court; using contingency planning to plan for changing circumstances. To liaise with colleagues in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning. To work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to formulate care plans in partnership based on their assessment of need. To undertake direct social work responsibilities as an allocated worker to children and families assigned to monitor and review the implementation of care plans, ensuring that the services being provided are meeting the assessed need and the provision remains within any agreed costs. To prepare record, maintain case records and other information in accordance with child protection procedures and timescales. To keep up to date with social work practice, and also reflect and identify development and training needs to ensure continuous professional development. To work within the Together for Children's professional policy and procedures, and code of conduct. To ensure effective and timely communication across Child Protection services, listen to and respond to the views and ideas of other professionals, stakeholders (particularly children and young people and their families) to Requirements of the social worker: Degree or equivalent in social work Current HCPC registration Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services 2 years post qualified with experience within local authority child protection teams Benefits of working with Medicare First: Your own personal consultant Regularly meetings and visits with your consultant Quick and Easy Registration Process

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