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Social Worker

Birmingham, UK

Part Time

Level 3 and above

About the Role

You would give advice and support to vulnerable adults and children to help them improve their lives.


You would specialise in working either with children and families, or with adults.


You would:

  • Assess each client

  • Protect adults and/or children from harm

  • Build strong relationships with clients

  • Respond to requests for help

  • Agree what support someone needs (and make decisions for them if needed, for example in child protection cases)

  • Act as a key worker, organising other staff involved in giving support

  • Offer information, counselling and advocacy

  • Organise and manage support plans

  • Take part in team meetings and case conferences

  • Manage team members and volunteers

  • Keep records and write reports

  • Give evidence at court hearings, when required

Requirements

Minimum qualifications and skills

Essential

  • Any qualification or equivalent practical experience

  • Clear, fluent English speaker

  • Resilience and recalling

  • Coaching and supporting

  • Cooperating and listening

  • Social conscience

  • Eligibility to work in the UK


Desirable

  • Qualifications and experience that show caring for people and the community

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