Social Worker

  • Job Reference: AP39
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: The Social Recruitment Company
  • Location: Barnet
  • Salary: £38.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Worker
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Samuel Noakes
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Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families? Our client in Barnet is seeking a dedicated social worker to join our team within a Resilience framework, providing integrated services in line with statutory guidelines. Your role will involve assessing needs, delivering targeted interventions, and evaluating safeguarding measures to ensure every child can thrive.

As part of our team, you'll manage caseloads under supervision, prioritise child-centric approaches, and ensure timely reports and assessments. Leadership opportunities in multi-professional meetings will enhance collaboration for effective service delivery. Proficiency in the Knowledge and Skills Statements for Child and Family social workers is essential to adapt to diverse environments and support vulnerable service users effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality social work within a multi-professional team, often leading support for families dealing with complex issues such as child sexual exploitation and serious youth violence.
  • Utilise evidence-based approaches to enhance the resilience of children, young people, and their families, aiming for sustained positive change.
  • Manage risk and ambiguity effectively with guidance from line managers and the multi-professional team.
  • Establish rapport and maintain respectful relationships with children, young people, and families, accurately recording their views.
  • Mobilise support networks through effective communication and collaboration, incorporating their input into assessments and plans.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and interventions in various settings, prioritizing the well-being and best interests of children and families.
  • Make informed decisions about tasks and interventions, always considering the impact on those involved.
  • Use flexibility and creativity to engage adolescents and identify concerns regarding parenting quality or safety.