We are currently recruiting for an experienced Social Worker for our clients Safeguarding Team based in Blackpool.
1x full time 37 hours
1x part time 18.5 hours
As social worker within the Safeguarding Children with Complex Needs Team you will be joining a larger SEND Team that supports children with significant additional needs, where you will be assessing and supporting families through some of the most complex times of their lives.
As a social worker you will be expected to understand risk and be able to work with a variety of agencies in order to work together to safeguard and reduce the risks around children at times of need, including ensuring that they are able to reach their full potential. You will also be responsible for assessing for and reviewing commissioned care packages in relation to childrens additional needs. As a social worker you will have a mixture of casework including child in need, child protection, court proceedings work and working with children whom are looked after. You will be supported by your practice development manager and team manager as required.
Within this busy environment is a wealth of experience and knowledge which you will be supported by and a very robust ASYE package of support. Blackpool safeguarding teams have a grow your own policy and we strive move ensure that successful social workers are able to move forward in their careers. Blackpool is one of the most energetic and supported places to start your careers at this time of austerity.
To be considered, you will need experience of:
- Child Protection
- Court Work