Specialist Practitioner (Children's Services) - Stoke on Trent

  • Job Reference: 5125732
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2020
  • Recruiter: RedZone Recruitment
  • Location: Stoke on Trent
  • Salary: £32.00 to £35.00 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

Job Purpose

To ensure that within all cases, but specifically complex situations all eligible children receive good quality, in-depth assessments, robust plans with SMART planning that is appropriate to meet their needs and achieve good outcomes for children.
To support less experienced members of the team and students in learning and developing skills, knowledge and expertise, by providing advice, guidance and mentoring.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

To carry out assessments and manage plans of intervention/support/care within government and departmental prescribed timescales and standards, as required by the Practice and/or Principal Manager.
To provide a needs-led, professional social work service to children, young people and their families, complying with legislative requirements and in accordance with established best practice
To maintain a personal awareness of legislation, national and regional developments and key drives that shape and influence contemporary social work practice.
To ensure that service user records are maintained in accordance with Departmental procedures, and that information required for management purposes is recorded and inputted appropriately.