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|Service||Suffolk County Council|
|Hours per week||Various hours available, both part and full time|
|Salary||Annual salary from £33,549 to £38,695|
Come and join our ‘Outstanding’ Social Worker team in Children and Young People’s Service. ‘Services for children are of an exceptionally high standard. They are child-focused and make a positive difference to children’s lives.’ (Ofsted 2019).
If you are looking to grow professionally and further your career in social work, we can offer supportive and pioneering practice where you can make a real difference while enjoying the benefits of living in Suffolk.
Providing statutory Social Care services to “Children in Need”, children subject to Child Protection Plans, Children “Looked After” and consultancy across Early Help services – a potential broader/flexible role within teams as they progress into fully “multi-agency” teams.
Suitable professional qualification at graduate level or equivalent experience in a relevant area of work:
Experienced Social Workers will provide for case responsible roles and statutory services to; children “in need”, children subject to “child protection plans” and children “looked after”. Experienced Social workers may be required to mentor less experienced colleagues and/or co-work complex cases.They may also provide consultancy or some direct input, (where deemed beneficial and acceptable to children and families), to other professionals and to children and families receiving Early Help services such as within a “Team around the Child/Family” approach.
Assessment, Planning and Review
Reporting and Accurate Recording
Information, Advice and Signposting
Multi-Agency and Partnership Working
Managing Risk and Safeguarding
To undertake other tasks allocated by manager or senior colleagues, in keeping with the responsibilities of the grade:
The practitioner will:
Suffolk County Council has a set of values and behaviours which set the expectation of how people will do their job in addition to the specific activities/accountabilities listed in the Job Person Profile. Evidence of these values and behaviours are an integral part of the performance management framework. They are set out below:
Achieve – we are the best we can be
Support – we work as one team
Pride – we take pride in and are proud of what we do
Inspire – we model the ASPIRE values
Respect – we give and earn respect
Empower – we empower, encourage and motivate people
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