Safeguarding Childrens Social Worker Bridgend

2022-01-11 12:27:342022-02-16Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeContract Full Time
AreaBridgend, United KingdomBridgendUnited Kingdom
SectorSocial Work - Children's
Salary£35.00 - £38.00
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserSarah Leigh
Job RefV36233

Qualified Social Worker - Childrens Services - Safeguarding


Pay rate negotiable & dependent upon experience

A Qualified Social Worker is required on a full time basis to join Bridgend Social Services Safeguarding team. This is an initial 3 month contract with the opportunity to extend subject to the authority recruiting to the vacant post on a permanent basis. You will mainly be based at home due to Covid-19 but the authority enable working on site under safe measures of social distancing with supervisors on site offering support.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Working with the legislative, regulatory and policy framework of the Safeguarding and Assessment Service;
  • Creating and reviewing outcome based care plans that address the needs identified in assessments;
  • Carrying out high quality care and support assessments of the needs of children and families at the direction of the Team Manager;
  • To work with individuals, families, carer groups and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning;
  • Working with other agencies and professionals in a co-ordinated manner to address the needs of children and their families, including preparing and participating in decision making forums;
  • Identifying unmet need and drawing it to the attention of Managers in the Service, and assisting in the collection of data as required;
  • Working effectively as a member of a professional team, contributing to multi-disciplinary working and assisting more experienced Social Workers in undertaking high risk and complex cases;
  • Taking responsibility, with Deputy Team Manager and the Team Manager, to maintain and develop professional practice, including identifying training needs.

To apply for this role you will need to be registered with Social Care Wales as a Qualified Social Worker. Ideally you will hold an enhanced DBS on the update service and you will need to supply 3 years of references.

If interested please get in touch with Sarah Leigh at Hoop Recruitment on 02922 400519

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