Community Social Worker - Early Help (Children's)
Salary: £29,909 - £32,233
Employment Type:Fixed Term
Location:Gloucester - GL
Closing date:31 October 2018 at midnight
The Community Social Worker responds to requests from practitioners in the community for advice and guidance. Key tasks of the role include:Engage with ‘in principle’ case discussions in relation to complex situations and provide a social work perspective to support decision making with regards level of risk
- Engage with ‘in principle’ case discussions in relation to complex situations and provide a social work perspective to support decision making with regards level of risk
- Provide advice and guidance in relation to Gloucestershire’s Levels of Intervention Guidance and Early Help Services
- With consent, attend multi-agency meetings to provide a social work perspective
- With consent, undertake joint home visits with the lead practitioner to provide a social work perspective
- Attend Lead Practitioner Support Groups, Lead Practitioner Forums and other interdisciplinary meetings
- Develop and deliver safeguarding training programmes to practitioners who work with children, young people and their families
- Support the development of student social workers on placement in Early Help and Social Care Teams
- At all times ensure that priority is given to the safeguarding of children and young people
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check.Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.
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