Akton Resourcing are working with the Local Authorities to fill a number of contract positions for Newly Qualified Social Workers. The roles are based primarily within childrens Assessment, Intervention and Court Proceedings. These are ongoing contract positions dependent on performance. Rates for these roles are yet to be confirmed but are likely to be around £20-£25PH.
Working within the Standards of conduct, performance and ethics as described by the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC), ensure compliance with legal, organisational and multi-agency requirements, carry a caseload and undertake a range of community care and safeguarding assessments deemed to be suitable for a newly qualified social worker, including appropriate management of risk. On completion of their qualifying programmes newly qualified social workers should be able to demonstrate the knowledge values and skills to work with a range of service user groups and be able to undertake a range of tasks at foundation level.
- Provide information and support to enable people, groups and communities to access universal services, commission a range of services designed to minimise risks, and improve the quality of life for individuals, families, carers/carer groups and communities.
- Balance needs and risks with rights and choices, taking account of power differences and promoting positive outcomes for individuals, families and carers.
- Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and reviewing of care planning activities.
- Accurately record and critically analyse information, following organisational policies and meeting organisational responsibilities for safeguarding.
- Work across organisational boundaries and contribute to the work of established and developing multi agency teams, applying your skills knowledge and professional judgement within the council and agency requirements helping to ensure seamless service responses to individuals with multiple needs.
- Undertake social work with families in order to reduce the need for care or accommodation and a range of community care and safeguarding assessments in accordance with relevant statutory requirements, identifying risks, and appropriate support plans.
- Maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required.