Location Manchester
Job type Temporary
Salary £35 per hour
Reference 22963
Date posted July 13, 2020
Looked After Childrens Social Workers – Tameside, Greater Manchester – Children’s Services
Location: Tameside
Job Type: Temporary/Full Time 

Maxxima are currently recruiting for Looked After Childrens Social Workers to fill a Temporary/Full Time role in Rutland. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of Children’s Services and have significant post qualified experience. 

TAMESIDE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL
CHILDREN’S SERVICES
LAC SOCIAL WORKER - JOB DESCRIPTION
Working arrangements: Hours to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service
Post Objectives: To promote and safeguard the welfare of children looked after
Main duties and responsibilities:
To carry out assessments of children looked after.
To co-ordinate service provision to meet the needs of those children.
To carry out reviews and statutory visits in accordance with statutory and service procedures.
To carry out direct work with children and their families in order to meet their assessed need.
To respect and promote the needs of children arising from their racial, cultural, religious and linguistic background.
To supervise children on behalf of Authority, as directed by the court.
 
To engage parents, carers and children in meaningful and open working relationships, to encourage their full participation in meeting the needs of the children.
To support the development of parents and carers as required in order to achieve best outcomes for the children.
To undertake such work jointly with colleagues within the service and from other agencies in appropriate cases.
To observe all statutory regulations.
To meet the Standards set by the HCPC and available at http://www.hpc-uk.org/apply/socialworkers/standards/
To attend meetings as required.
To prepare and present information (both written and oral) to Panels, the Court and other agencies.
To maintain up-to-date records on all work carried out and to ensure good and effective communication with other professionals involved.
To attend all regular supervision sessions with the Team Manager as required, taking an active part and preparing for each meeting.
To participate in all training as required.
To observe all Council and service policies and procedures in respect of administration and professional practice.
To contribute to policy making within the service and to the evaluation and review of services.
To undertake such duties commensurate with the level of responsibility for this post.
Tameside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role is Monday to Friday, working 37 hours per week
The pay rate for this Looked After Childrens Social Workers role is up to £35 per hour umbrella.