Government & Defence

Manchester City Council – Social Worker level – Child in need

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Our client, Manchester City Council are looking for 3 Social Worker level 3A to join their Child in need team.

I require 3 social workers who have experience of working in Court and locality. Their primary focus will be to work with those children subject to Child in need, subject to child protection planning, those in the court arena and those who are in the pre proceedings process.

Social workers will have excellent communication skills, have an ability to communicate with children of all ages, have an ability to work with and alongside parents, family members and carers. They will be adept at communicating with professionals. They will be able to challenge effectively and manage conflict with the ability to communicate difficult issues and retain channels of communication with difficult to reach families.

They will be able to chair an effective meeting such as child in needs meetings and core groups, they will be able to have an analytical overview of children’s needs and the risks and be able to formulate and review children’s plans. They will be able to organise their calendar and time in order to balance a complex caseload.

They will be required to prioritise work, understand and implement a performance and quality framework and work well within their team in terms of operating a court and locality duty rota and participate in reflective and group supervision.

If this is something you feel you have the skillset for then get in contact with Elliot in the Social Care Team –

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Reference: 949940701