Safeguarding Social Worker

Lifford house  (Birmingham) – Non case holding and CIN / COURT only available

About the Team:

  • Average caseload is 19- 20 children
  • They hold team practise weeks where they share case reviews from other authorities to look at what they would do differently based off the notes – provides a collaborative training exercise in which they can learn off of each other and seek advice.
  • Team lunches to de-stress as a collective and get to know your colleagues ( The team lead with the structure and how often) , both virtual and in person.
  • Tight bonded team with a good dynamic and very supportive in and out of times of crisis.

Non Case holding role specifically : 

  • to complete bulk statutory assessments for the team – i.e. Parenting / Viability / Risk / S7’s / that follow our relationship based and trauma informed practice model.
  • They need to be high quality court ready assessments, completed within timescales and robust risk analysed throughout with the voice (wishes and feelings where relevant) of the child throughout the assessment.
  • Would include visits to families / carers and cyp in order to fact find, then complete assessments.

Need to work with SW’s and SWA’s closely and have strong professional relationship and multi-agency working skills

 We can offer:

  • Good strong IT infrastructure, low consistent caseloads
  • Strong multi-agency links and working relationships, access to local specialist resources
  • FSW’s to support team in direct worker as well as BSO’s for admin support
  • Access to training, with full systems and team induction
  • As well as exceptionally strong, support and experienced permanent social work management team manager’s / HOS and AD, so they know it is a stable workforce environment.
  • Up to £32.33ph x 37hrs pw
  • Up to £100 pw travel/accommodation expenses if they live 30+miles away.
  • Remote working unless on visits / occasional team meeting.

Office working is available at Lifford house, when required, but generally working from home unless on visits.

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