Social Workers within the Children with Disabilities team carry a varied a caseload including Children In Need, Children subject to Child Protection Plans, Looked After Children and those in the process of transition to adult services. Social Workers also take part in the duty system within the Early Help Service.
The team work with children with a wide range of additional needs including complex health needs and with children who have life limiting conditions.
We support families care for their children through the provision of assessed short break offer.
We listen to children, respect their views and champion their rights ensuring that each child’s voice informs all of our work. We work with children and their families in a person centred way as well as working with a range of professionals to develop effective, multi-agency plans with measurable outcomes.
You will receive high quality, monthly reflective supervision and professional development as you progress into the role. There are regular team meetings and development opportunities as well as opportunities for career progression.
The Children with Disability team is a small but experienced and highly motivated team which is integrated with the SEN Assessment team and a range of other specialist support teams.