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Senior Social Worker

As Senior Social Worker, you will provide an accountable statutory social work service to children, young people and their families, carers, to include assessment, intervention, case planning and review, appropriate to the work of the team and service unit.


Ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of service providers both from statutory and voluntary agencies.


You will need to be confidence to make autonomous decisions.


You will develop and use your knowledge; professional experience and reflective practice to ensure the best possible outcomes and share this with others.


You will be able to work within a team with shared responsibilities and take on supervisory, development and coaching roles for other staff.


As a qualified, experienced, and senior worker your work will include some of the following:


Complex casework e.g.

court work, transforming care, complex disability & tribunals, practice educator roles, leading areas of responsibility e.g.

safeguarding, behaviour that challenges, risk, deputising for the team manager.


You will be caring and collaborative; motivated and reliable; flexible and resilient


Have the ability to organise your own time and be able to work to deadlines.


You will be required to manage caseload of complex family proceedings and children deemed to be at high risk of significant harm.


To act as lead practice educator for the social work unit by providing support and advice, and offer shadowing opportunities to student social workers and newly qualified social workers.


Competitive salary from £37,476 to £40,218.


You will be provided with excellent training, support from management and opportunities for further progression in your career.


HCL Permanent recruitment we will assist you through the entire recruitment process from registration to Interview and compliance.

We will also offer you CV advice and Interview preparation


You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience


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