Social Worker – Care Leavers

Social Personnel are looking for experienced Social Workers to join South Gloucestershire’s Care Leavers team.  Cases will be exclusively 16-17 year old LAC.  Experienced SW preferred given complexities of some cases held. This role is on a locum basis and paying £35p/h.

 

DUTIES:

  • To supervise and coordinate the work of professionals including allocation of caseloads or other caring staff giving guidance, advice and feedback. Ensure that clear organisation and direction is provided and that training needs are identified and met.
  • Carry out specialist assessments and casework, ensuring that these are precise and effective.
  • If relevant deliver and oversee programmes of work promoting enhancing existing service delivery patterns and developing new or innovative forms of service delivery.
  • If relevant: provide specialist advice and/or financial assessments to ensure a fully supportive service provision is provided to individuals.
  • Monitor service delivery through feedback and informal complaints, ensuring that complaints are processed and rectified, and that future service delivery is adjusted as appropriate.
  • Work in partnership with internal colleagues and externals contacts in other service areas This will help to ensure that service objectives and priorities are met.
  • Directly manage a budget or make recommendations for significant budget spend, and indirectly influence the wider service budget ensuring that maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed
  • Take necessary action in accordance with Safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable people.
  • Present reports to Court/Tribunals and represent the Council’s interests ensuring the Council’s position is advocated.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, Social Work England registration and completed ASYE
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in child-based teams.
  • Right to work in the UK.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US:

  • 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
  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more!

 

CONTACT:

To apply to this role, please submit an application or contact Poppi on 07767553015.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be contacting candidates who have relevant experience.

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