Social Worker

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£30,756 - £35,229 per annum
Posted
23 Nov 2018
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Job Ref
REC000633
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

SOCIAL WORKER TAMWORTH
CARE PLANNING & COURT TEAM

Families First Service, have exciting opportunities for four candidates to join a vibrant and highly motivated Court and Care Planning Team. The Service engages with children between the ages of 0-13 and creates inspirational plans which enables opportunities and empowers our children to achieve in all areas.

This is a large team of 11 highly dedicated Social Workers who support each other in the day to day task of ensuring we reach the best outcomes for our children in a timely manner.  We also are supported by a team of skilled Family Support Workers who assist in facilitating contacts and undertaking direct work.

The successful candidate will be able to manage a complex caseload of Looked After Children and Care Proceedings.  Candidates must have knowledge of the Public Law Outline procedures and Care Planning Regulations for Looked After Children with excellent communication and recording skills. Candidates will be expected to have researched and acquired a basic knowledge prior to attending for interview to include case managing Child Care Proceedings. You must also have at least 12-months experience working within Children's Services.

The candidates will be expected to be a team player.  The ability to engage and communicate with children is essential and the successful applicant will be committed to ensuring the children on their case load receive the best quality service.

If you are confident and have the skills and experience to manage a complex caseload and work in a demanding environment then this is an opportunity for you to further your expertise.....so come and join our enthusiastic team
 
For an informal discussion please contact:

Sara Dowding, Team Manager, Tamworth on 01827 475555

Closing Date:          17 February 2019

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