Warrington Borough Council

  • Warrington, UK
29 Feb, 2024
Full time
Warrington Borough Council Warrington, UK
We are looking for experienced and newly qualified social workers (or those who qualify in the next 3 months) to come and be part of one of our Child in Need Teams The roleWe have a strong vision for social work practice in Warrington and are developing a new approach to social work. We are currently embedding a relationship based practice model that has systemic practice at its core. We are working alongside the Centre for Systemic Social Work, who are providing a comprehensive training programme to social workers and managers across our teams.We have six CIN teams, each team has Team manager who is eager to support and develop all social workers alongside the senior practitioner. Our teams support families through CIN, Child Protection and when required care proceeding. We recognise that the role can be challenging and we have a range of exciting and impactful developments in Warrington that our social workers can utilise in supporting families, including:No wrong door – a...
29 Feb, 2024
Full time
Warrington Borough Council Warrington, UK
The roleThe Fostering Team provide placements for children and young people in care within Warrington. The recruitment, preparation, assessment, training, supervision and support of Foster Carers are the core tasks undertaken by the team.The Fostering Team aims to provide placement choice for children and young people in care. The stability of placements is paramount in ensuring positive outcomes for children and young people. The quality of foster placements is recognised as a central component in enabling children and young people in care to achieve a high quality experience of family life. The Fostering Service continually strives to provide sufficient placements wherein foster carers are enabled to develop their skills and capacity to meet the needs of children in their care.The role of social worker within the fostering service involves the recruitment, assessment, and support of potential foster carers and friends and family foster carers. You will be involved in multi-agency...