Senior Social Worker
We are currently looking for 2x Senior Social Workers for a vibrant local authority based on the M4 Corridor. It is a challenging but highly rewarding field of work making a real and positive difference to the lives of children, young people and families and helping build the resilience, social and economic strength of the wider community.
We have two exciting opportunities within the authority for Senior Social Workers to work within the Court Hub
In this particular post you will be ensure proper use of permanency planning processes to avoid delay for children
•Experience and understanding of Family Court Proceedings, as well as thresholds for plans of intervention
•Confident in writing reports, statements and plans for presentation in Court, conference and panels to a high standard.
•Represent the authority in the Court arena and be confident in giving evidence, timetabling Proceedings and challenging decision making within that arena where necessary to ensure the best outcomes for children
•Confident in supporting fellow Hub members to gather evidence and write reports which creatively capture the Voice of the Child
•Social Work Degree/Diploma in Social Work
•Evidence of continued professional development
•Leadership / Management Training