Social Personnel are looking for a Social Worker to join the Young People with Disabilities – Transitions team in Essex!
Demonstrates knowledge of child development and the needs of children and young people.
Knowledge of assessment processes in complex family situations.
Liaison and negotiation skills with other agencies and professionals on behalf of children and families.
Ability to take responsibility for managing his/her own workload and decide priorities. The ability to use own initiative to respond independently to problems and unexpected situations as agreed in supervision with the Team Manager.
Ability to independently interpret and analyse varied and complex information or situations and to produce solutions; uses a balanced, evidence-based and reflective approach to direct work learning continuously and effectively.
Ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines, managing competing demands and dealing with interruptions and has ability to manage own stress levels effectively.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels verbally and in writing with a range of people; demonstrates a good level of written work, recording and evidencing appropriately.
Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to equality of opportunity and antidiscriminatory practice and the ability to challenge and discriminatory practice.