Social Care

Children’s Senior Social Worker

Job description

Working as a Children's Senior Social Worker, you will be undertaking professional and comprehensive caseworks for a complex caseload of children and young people

Responsibilities include, but are not limited too:

  • Working within West Berkshire policies, procedures and good practice guidelines in order to meet the needs of the children and families allocated.
  • Working with children and young people, families, carers and communities to help them make informed decisions.
  • Undertaking specialist assessments, for your and other workers’ cases, for court proceedings, including parenting and kinship assessments.
  • Identifying own individual learning needs in line with the requirements of the Professional Capabilities Framework.
  • Participating in planning/reviewing the cases of children in care, child protection and support fostering/adoption arrangements.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Evidence of commitment to Continued Professional Development in line with standards set by Social Work England.
  • Experience of identifying the needs of children and young people and establishing targeted planning to meet their needs.
  • Extensive knowledge of social work practices and processes, including child protection, children in care, and child in need.
  • Enhanced DBS, dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

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We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details. We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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