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Children's Social Worker

Apply 2019-11-09 05:15:29 1970-01-01 Caritas Recruitment

Children's Social Worker

Date posted: November 9, 2019
31.00 Hourly
Job description
Job Summary

Bristol City Council are seeking an Experienced Social Worker to join their Child Protection team based at Ridingleaze (BS11 0QE).

Pay Rate: £31ph-£35ph Ltd.

Job Summary
Main Duties & Responsibilities

The service works with Children in Need, Children needing Protection and undertakes Court Work. Over the last year we have reduced numbers of children on a child protection plan, numbers in care and the teams work hard to help families make changes and avoid statutory intervention.

Across Bristol there are 26 small units. Each unit has a Team Manager, three Social Workers, a Support Worker, and an Administrator. The unit provides good support and allows Social Work practice to shine.

The low manager to practitioner ratio offers Social Workers excellent support to develop and deepen practice and skills.

On many occasions visitors to our services have commented on the positive morale they encounter when meeting our workers.

At the area office in North Bristol there is free parking and easy access to local amenities.

Area Services work closely with the Families in Focus team in the locality and there are a range of services available to support good work with families.

There are good links with partners in other agencies, and an emphasis on whole family working.

Part 3 - Person Specification
Essential Desirable
Person Specification QSW with 5yrs+ PQE Strong Child Protection experience Strong Court experience is a must
Personal Attributes Ability to work as part of a team and under pressure The want to commit to a newly developed team
Special Conditions Must be a car driver with access to own transport. Candidates with less that 5yrs PQE will be rejected.
Reference: 46503