Childrens Social Care - Senior Practitioner (Qualified) - Thornaby
Social Worker – Fieldwork Team
We are currently looking for candidates to join our Fieldwork Teams in Stockton’s Children’s Social Care. Due to the high volume of work it has been agreed for additional Agency Social Workers to join the team.
Caseloads consist of Child in Need, Child Protection and Court cases. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, with excellent skills and knowledge in the completion of Single Assessments, undertaking Safeguarding enquiries, experience in managing Child Protection cases, cases within both Private and Public Proceedings and knowledge of the Public Law Outline. Candidates are required to complete in-depth reports in both a timely and analytical manner.
In return, we are able to offer flexible working, incorporating consolidated working (e.g. working 9 out of 10 days (74 hours), a designated working area, free access to our in-house training facilities (whilst unpaid, flexibility will be given for candidates to accrue working time utilised to attend any such course), free on-site office car parking, opportunities for home working in line with service need, paid mileage at 46.9p per mile. Additionally, we have a caseload management point system to indicate individual staff and team workloads. To reduce demands on Social Work time, we have designated admin provision including effective typing support and a contracted Resource provider to facilitate supervised contacts.