Rutland County Council are looking for a Social Worker with Experience in managing complex cases and the legal processes and organisation for working in care proceedings is an integral part of this role.
The successful candidate will be able to provide quality social work services to children in need and their families in accordance with legal duties & requirements, National guidance and Council policies and procedures.
Must be able to undertake a range of statutory duties in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and subsequent legislation and in relation to children who are in need of help or protection and children in the care of the Local Authority.
Manage a children and families caseload of various levels of complexity; including completion of assessments, direct work with children or other interventions aimed at improving the lives of children in Rutland and safeguard them from harm.
To work as a member of an integrated service with families and carers to ensure that children and young people are able to achieve the outcomes in Every Child Matters.