Senior Social Worker

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With around 1250 passionate and committed staff, we deliver high quality services across a spectrum of age, need and ability.

Norwood is as devoted to our staff as we are to the people we look after. We offer a strong career progression, training and support to improve your skills. We have a range of care homes across London, and a major centre in Berkshire, plus our Head Office in North London.

Each and every role in Norwood is an essential part of the vital support services we offer.

Job Description

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To Support the Principal Social Worker in the overall management of the front door.

2. To work closely with the local community to ensure effective service delivery and to work with colleagues externally and internally to develop clear aims, objectives and goals in order to provide a range of programmes to meet the identified needs of users from local communities.

3. To work closely in a multi-disciplinary way with all agencies and potential new partners in the commissioning of high quality childcare programmes in partnership with the statutory, voluntary and independent sector.

4. To support the Principal Social Worker Care Manager in providing social work support to London services to meet the needs of service users.

5. To hold a small caseload, delivering a high quality social work service to People We Support.

6. To manage the Duty system on a day to day basis together with the team.

7. To ensure the provision of a high and consistent quality of service delivery through the development and implementation of standards of practice, evaluation and monitoring of these standards.

General

1. To maintain standard of dress that is appropriate to role and in accordance with the organisation’s dress policy.

2. To maintain confidentiality at all times and to ensure respect for, proper observance of and adherence to Norwood's confidentiality policy for all staff.

3. To attend regular supervision sessions with line manager, regular team meetings and undertake relevant training as and when required.

4. To take all reasonable care of the health and safety of her/himself and of other persons who may be affected by her/his acts or omissions. As regards to any duty or requirement imposed upon the organisation by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with the organisation as far as it necessary to

5. Enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with. To report to the Health and Safety Manager either serious risks or your concerns over safety issues.

6. To work collaboratively with volunteers to ensure that their contribution enhances quality of service provision and support across the organisation.

7. To work at any other Norwood location, as and when required.

8. To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the post.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service.

Incentives:

• The opportunity to work for a leading UK charity

• Competitive salary & benefits package

• Generous annual leave entitlement

• 1pm finish on a Friday

• A challenging and varied role

• A supportive team

• Additional leave during Jewish festivals

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen.

Registered Charity No: 1059050.

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The Details

Salary:
£35,000
Hours:
35
Job Type:
Permanent
Reporting To:
Principal Social Worker
Location:
Across London Services – Stanmore
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Who Norwood Supports
 

Experience

Essential

Desirable

 

Qualifications

Essential

Desirable

 

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

Desirable

 

Personal

Essential

 

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Norwood is a Two Ticks accredited employer, this means we are committed to employing people with disabilities.

 
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