Social Care

Social Work Team Leader - Assessment

Job description

Archer Resourcing are looking for a Social Work Team Leader to join the team in Powys.

The overall purpose of the Social Work role within Children’s Services is to assess, risk assess and provide a service to children and their families, where possible maintaining children in their families. In situations where risk cannot be managed, to develop plans which keep children safe and able to achieve their full potential. In doing this, the Social Worker must adhere to the relevant legislation and regulation, as well as Powys County Council Policies and Procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

*Including but not limited to

  • To provide a social work service to individual children and young people with a view to keeping them safe and enabling them to achieve to their fullest potential within a setting that provides legal permanence.
  • To work as part of a team, undertaking tasks on a duty rotational basis, and providing cover for absent colleagues.
  • To foster and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and partners that enable the team to work effectively.
  • To identify risk issues in relation to the circumstances of individual children, and to ensure that there is safeguarding in place to minimise risk.
  • Ensure that the needs of individuals and their carers are assessed holistically, packages of care negotiated, monitored and reviewed.
  • Risks to individuals and others are assessed and balanced in a way that promotes independence of service users and their carers.
  • Decisions about allocating scarce resources are made.
  • Equal opportunity and respect for diversity and difference is promoted.
  • Social inclusion of isolated and vulnerable people is promoted.
  • Abuse of vulnerable adults and children is investigated.
  • Collaboration and multi-disciplinary working with other agencies is strengthened.
  • Accountability for their actions through effective, accurate recording of decisions.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Appropriate social work qualification (i.e. Degree in Social Work, DipSW or equivalent).
  • Experience: 1+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Registration as Social Worker with CCW/HCPC.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

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.

Max file size 10MB.
Upload failed. Max size for files is 10 MB.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.