Qualified Social Worker

Recruiter
Starting Point Recruitment
Location
Chasetown
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

SOCIAL WORKER- CHILD PROTECTION
Starting Point Recruitment are working with a various local Authority to source experienced Qualified social Workers who have demonstrated experience within Child Protection.
There are currently urgent requirements for these candidates to work within duty and assessment teams the area.
The role will involve:
- Managing a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity, involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action, to ensure that resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families.
- Liaising with other agencies and attending and chairing case conferences to ensure that all parties are working in unison to ensure the best outcomes for each case.
- Using child protection legislation to make decisions and recommendations on behalf of the local authority, and making referrals to other teams within the local authority as as external agencies
- Preparing court papers and attending hearings, giving evidence where required.
The successful post holder should be working in line with the competency standards set out in the Competency Assessment Social Worker Career Grade.
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and current HCPC registration. Experience working within a statutory local authority child protection role is essential.

Please contact Lea as soon as possible to register and apply.