Social Worker - Adolescent Team
Salary of up to &163;36,109 &43; &163;2,000 market premia &43; &163;2,000 retention payment paid annually after 1 years’ service. MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB To provide statutory assessments and interventions in relation to vulnerable young people aged between 11-17 or those under 11 who are caught up in contextual safeguarding who may present to one or more services as needing help, support or protection. To support young people who present as being on the edge of care who are likely to require a period of intensive intervention and ongoing support for as long as it is required. To work closely with colleagues from Youth Services, Early Help, Housing and with partners from the Police, Health, Education. To comply with legislation, statutory guidance and local policies and procedures. To be competent in all areas of the PCF at Social Worker level and The Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for approved child and family practitioners. ACCOUNTABILITIES TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Be a good listener Be non-judgemental Be consistent and Stable Be contactable Understand me Be honest Be Focused Be realistic Be a good timekeeper Be resourceful in your approach Be ambitious for young people and promote others to share the same drive. Champion Children and Young People’s views and rights in everything you do. Ensure Children and Young People’s voices are listened to and acted upon. 'Do what you say and say what you do’.