Social Worker - Strengthening and Supporting Families Team - Blackpool - £35 per hour
Are you a committed Qualified Social Worker? Do you have a passion for providing first-class support to Children's Services? Are you experienced in duty social work? We have a fantastic locum social work opportunity based within a Strengthening and Supporting Families Team in Blackpool.
Social Workers within the Strengthening and Supporting Families Team will have knowledge and experience of child protection, complex child in need and PLO/Pre proceedings. You will be able to demonstrate a good quality of work including court statements, assessments etc. and will be able to support the team manager with mentoring and coaching those less experienced members of your team. You will be committed to improving the lived experience of children.
Responsibilities:Working alongside partner agencies, taking into account family functioning (experiences of children, young people and parents);Identifying appropriate interventions for families that will improve outcomes and de-escalate concernsWorking intensively with families within the home and communityEnsuring children and young people are listened to and practice is focused on their needs and experiences, particularly where they cannot represent themselves
To be considered for the Social Worker ideally you will have:1-3 years' experience within a similar settingHCPC registrationExperience of working well within a team or individually Experience of writing clear, concise and robust reportsExcellent verbal and written communication skills The ability to make good decisions based on the information availableThe ability to develop effective relationships with other professionals