Senior Social Worker – ASTI – Birmingham

Social Personnel are looking for a Senior Social Worker to join the ASTI Team in Birmingham


  • To be responsible for a complex caseload of children and young people ensuring legislative requirements are met.
  • To collect, accurately record, using management information systems, and critically analyse all relevant information and take appropriate actions to fulfil statutory responsibilities to promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of the child/young people.
  • To ensure the well-being and safety of the child/young person is paramount through analysing all necessary information to complete assessments that comply with statutory requirements.
  • To create and plan for children in need of protection and children in care involving multi agency partners according to need.
  • To implement, monitor and review within multi-agency meetings, children’s plans to ensure needs are being met.
  • Ensure that meetings are proactive and timely; and meet the child’s/young person’s needs, wishes and feelings.
  • Liaise and work with other professionals and agencies to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people; and ensure that services are ‘joined up’ in approach.
  • To accurately record, report and communicate using accurate, up-to-date evidence based information in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements.
  • To communicate effectively to a variety of audiences through written, verbal and other means of communication.
  • To prepare and present reports to conferences, courts and panels in accordance with statutory procedures and practices.
  • To establish skills, knowledge and experience to enhance working practices in accordance with the College of Social Work ASYE Year 1 programme, Professional Capability Framework and the Social Work England’s Code of Practice for Social Workers.
  • To take personal responsibility for your own professional development and reflective practice and keep up-to-date with changes to legislation, court rules, policies, procedures and best practice development.
  • To work as a team member and attend team meetings and service reviews to positively contribute to the outcomes for children achieved as a team.
  • Actively support the Team Manager by undertaking any other duties commensurate with the job or needs of the service.



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