I am currently recruiting on behalf of an Essex Borough
Social Worker – Fostering
Salary £31, 371 - £36, 876 – depending on experience
To provide an efficient and effective social work service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed.
To gather, investigate, evaluate and analyse all necessary information on assigned cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of information, evidenced, conclusions and realistic action plans.
To develop practice, which takes a holistic view of the individual, locating them in both their immediate and extended social circles, and having full regard to their education, social, recreational, and health needs.
To ensure that all case work services comply with statutory requirements, regulation and the Council's policies and procedures
To ensure that investigations, enquiries and assessments are completed to high professional standards
Maintain adequate case recording on Liquid Logic as directed in the service procedures.
To attend panels, conferences, reviews and court as required for each case presenting the Council plans and opinions with professionalism and integrity.
To identify service enhancements and support the culture of continuous improvement.
To prepare and submit written reports as and when required.
To represent the team, group or department on working parties and at other meetings as required.