Social Worker - Fostering Team - Halton

  • Job Reference: RQ387391
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2020
  • Recruiter: RedZone Recruitment
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: £24.00 to £26.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Worker
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: On going
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Samuel Noakes
  • Email: samuel@socialrc.co.uk
  • Telephone: 07572279160

Job Description

  • Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
  • Provides casework supervision to other social workers in the team and may also supervise students, trainees, less experienced professional team members, support staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with service users, their families and carers.
  • Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies to gather relevant information for assessment and care planning activities.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
  • Write high quality reports as required and also where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Work effectively on complex situations, use their initiative and evaluate their own and others practice.
  • Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.
  • Recognised by peers as a source of reliable knowledge and advise others.