Senior Social Worker – Children with Disabilities

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Job Description

Social Personnel are recruiting Senior Social Workers for a Children with Disabilities team in South-West London.

Summary:

  • To carry a caseload (long term and short term) as allocated by the Team Manager/Deputy Team Manager and within the priorities of the Special Needs, Disability and Psychology Service.
  • To act as a Duty social worker at direction of the Deputy Team Manager.
  • To maintain a knowledge and awareness of legislation and departmental policies and procedures, and to work within these.
  • Act in the role of the lead professional in statutory cases that
  • require a qualified social worker, particularly child / adult protection, looked after child cases and legal proceedings (which might relate to children or adults);
  • Undertake the full range of social work tasks with children in need / young adults with disabilities and their families; assessment, planning, implementation and review (APIR);
  • Bring together and coordinate the team around the child (young person)/ service user to ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to APIR and safeguarding;
  • To make the line manager aware without delay of any complaints received from service users or from other agencies so that the appropriate complaints procedure can be applied and issues of concern be dealt with as swiftly as possible.

What you need:

  • Previous experience in a children’s social care team.
  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please submit application below.