Advanced Social Worker – AKTON Resourcing Ltd – Hull

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AKTON Resourcing Ltd

Advanced Social Worker Hull £33/hr Advanced Social Worker are highly skilled and experienced Social Workers and the key purpose of the role is to deliver high quality social work practice which achieves the best possible outcomes (and progress) for children and young people in need of social work support, assessment and intervention. Advanced Social Workers are based in one of the following service areas: * Locality based safeguarding teams * Permanence teams * Assessment teams Advanced Social Workers will demonstrate a high standard of systemic practice, providing support and co working with less experienced members of the team. Importantly Advanced Social Workers will model and help others to develop key elements of Systemic practice including; * A strengths and relationship based approach * Different perspectives and collaboration * Family & Goal orientated plans which are SMART * The value of systemic tools such as; genograms Qualifications: Degree or equivalent level of experience Professional qualification in Social Work (Diploma in Social Work, BA/BSc/MA in Social Work, CQSW as required by Health & Care Professions Council) Evidence of continuing professional development and/or membership of professional body Graduate Certificate/Foundation Level qualification in Systemic Practice/Family Therapy (within 36 months of taking up role) Registered with the Health & Care Professionals Council Achieve Level 2 Practice Educator Standards Certification (within 36 months of taking up role) Relevant Experience: Experience of delivering, monitoring and planning services at an operational level Experience of undertaking Change Management, planning and implementing new ways of working Experience of successfully managing activity and performance targets Ability to build and maintain effective teams ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all staff within the team Skills: Motivation to work with children and young people and/or vulnerable adults (if relevant to the job) Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people and/or vulnerable adults (if relevant to the job) Able to challenge constructively, to design and introduce improvements and to manage change Knowledge: A knowledge and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and/or vulnerable adults (if relevant to the job) Knowledge of the psychological, social, cultural, spiritual and physical influence on people and human development throughout life span and the legal framework for practice. (PCF – Advanced Social Work Practitioner). A good knowledge of organisational dynamics and resource and an ability to maximise organisational potential. (PCF – Advanced Social Work Practitioner)

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