Children&;S Social Worker – eatjobs – Darlington

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Job Description

Would you like to join a Ofsted rated ‘good’ Authority and ‘Outstanding’ for Looked After Children? Darlington operate a flexible working scheme and operate an agile working ethos.

Safeguard and promote the health and well-being of children and young people and support their families and carers by working with cases appropriate to their experience, skills and knowledge

Plan, carry out, review and evaluate social work practice

Assess needs thoroughly and to a good standard, analysing risk and developing integrated multi-agency safeguarding plans in line with Working Together 2015

Professionally manage risk to children, young people, families, carers, self and others

Involve children (age appropriate in a child-centred way), young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies in all meetings, which may affect them and listen actively to what they have to say. Signposting for advocacy support if needed or wanted

Give children (age appropriate in a child-centred way), young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies sufficient time to work with the plan properly

Continually re-assess cases in relation to risk and refer to the Team Manager for direction as required

Respect confidentiality and explain when there is a need to share information with others

Maintain professional standards of contact with children, young people, parents/carers, families, other professionals and voluntary agencies

Introduce individuals, children, young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies to support groups and networks and support them in extending their environment

Be accountable to children, young people, families, carers, groups and partner agencies for their practice

Manage, develop and take responsibility through supervision for own social work practice

Mentor, coach and support other staff, including involvement in induction programmes and initial training

Work independently e.g. to attend case conferences and court without Line Management presence

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