Peterborough City Council
Qualifeied Social Worker
Kinship and Connected Persons Team
Peterborough City council are looking for multiple social workers to join their Kinship/Connected Persons team.
Ideally the service are looking for candidate who have experience in undertaking Special Guardian and Connected Person's Assessments. The post would be based in Sand Martin House in Peterborough.
You would have the opportunity to be part of a knowledgeable, committed, supportive team and service. You will be supported by an experienced team manager.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Work in partnership with children, young people and families/carers and, through building effective
relationships, to elicit their needs and views and promote participation in decision making.
2. Undertake assessments in accordance with statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy,
and procedures for the service and in the context of assessing risk to children and young people.
3. Plan, implement and review a range of interventions for children, young people and
families/carers in accordance with statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy and
procedures for the service.
4. Manage a workload independently, seeking support and suggesting solutions for workload
5. Make pro-active use of supervision to support effective practice, reflection and career
development and to meet the objectives of Performance Development Reviews.
6. Maintain accurate, up to date records safely and confidentially in accordance with the Council's
policies and procedures. Produce succinct, well-structured records and reports, clearly recording
and reporting analysis and judgements.
7. Pro-actively engage with colleagues and a range of organisations to identify, assess, plan for and
support the needs of children, young people and families/carers in order to promote positive
change and independence, whilst demonstrating confident and effective judgement about risk to
children and young people.
8. Carry out all duties in accordance with the Council's Equal Opportunities Policy and other policies
designed to protect employees and service users from harassment. It is the duty of the postholder
not to act in an oppressive or discriminatory manner towards employees or service users.
The post-holder should respond to such practice or behaviour by challenging or reporting it.
If this is something that you would like more information on please do not hesitate to get into contact