Senior Social Worker - Family Assessment & Support Team
Senior Social Worker - Family Assessment & Support Team - Somerset - Up to £31ph Our Client in Somerset is looking for an experienced Social Worker / Senior Social Worker / Senior Practitioner to join a Family Assessment Team. The main responsibilities include dealing with more complex cases, or unusual cases, assessing and managing risks appropriately, including assessments and appropriate management of risks. Social Workers will work in accordance with professional standards (as set by the HCPC) and provide case responsible roles and statutory services to:- Children and young people in need; Children subject to "child protection plans" Children "looked after". Common Elements of the Assignment As a Family Assessment Senior Social Worker you will be responsible for: Make on-going assessments of allocated cases to reflect individual circumstances including assessment of risk, and the need to ensure that service users are protected from significant harm. Responsible for a caseload of varying complexity, commensurate with experience, ability and qualification; receive and respond to referrals from various sources. Conduct Risk Assessments to ensure children and young people are protected. Deliver evidence based interventions in response to identified needs as required. Undertake statutory and best practice reviews and ensure compliance with appropriate legislation, policy and procedures. Assess financial, safeguarding and care needs in consultation with other professionals and agencies and agree levels of support. Escalate risk and safeguarding concerns immediately where appropriate. Prepare and present reports as necessary to facilitate decision making about service users and to provide effective quality assurance. Provide information, written assessments, reports and statements to support other service professionals, managers and the courts in making decisions related to care. Maintain file records relating to service users to a high standard in accordance with relevant legislation, policy and procedures. Assess the needs of children and facilities under the appropriate statutory frameworks. As a Family Assessment Senior Social Worker you will be: HCPC registered Eligible to work in the UK Why Liquid Personnel? Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards" Free DBS and compliance service Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us Twice weekly payroll Free social work training events and CPD webinars Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.