Job Type: Full Time / Contract
Job Location: Newham, London
Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Senior Social Worker for the Children's Assessment Team.
You will need to be:
Eligible to work in the UKJob Description:
To have experience of, or willingness to train in, a practice model that is restorative and relational in approach and utilises systemic ideas and tools that engage with and support others in change and development.
To consistently use the Newham practice model when assessing need and delivering interventions that includes working in a respectful, collaborative and professional manner with children and families that is focused on achieving good outcomes.
To promote and champion equality and diversity in the delivery of all Council activities, service provision and employment practice
To hold a caseload of more complex and sensitive cases and deal with them effectively and efficiently to ensure best outcomes.
To engage in and promote reflective supervision in line with the Newham Supervision Framework
To support the Line Manager facilitating regular group supervision that is restorative, relational and systemic in approach.
The coach and mentor other social workers in the team to assist with their professional development that includes shadowing/supporting practitioners at meetings and on visits.
To chair meetings such as core groups, child in need reviews, and care planning reviews to ensure plans safeguard and deliver the best outcomes for children and young people
To adhere to legislation, practice standards and procedures and to contribute to the development and review of these standards. To act in a way that protects the reputation of the Local Authority and the social work profession, whilst always privileging the best interests of children. To immediately, alert relevant managers in the system to any issues that may leave children at risk or place the council at reputational risk.
To establish and maintain strong partnerships with multiagency partners to deliver effective support for children, young people and families with child safeguarding and /or corporate parenting needs. This includes responding promptly to concerns raised by internal and external stakeholders about individual children and team wide issues.
To develop plans for intervention with children and families that are outcome focused, based on assessed needs and include contingency plans that utilise the family's support network as much as possible and are reviewed in accordance with need and within statutory timeframes.
To deliver timely social work interventions to children and families that reflect the practice model are outcome focused, based on assessed needsWhy Choose Remedy?
Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*
If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly
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