Qualified Social Worker - Safeguarding

Recruiter
Medicare First
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£27.5 per hour
Posted
01 Oct 2017
Closes
20 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified Social Worker - Safeguarding

The purpose of this position is to work with children and young people who are subject to Child Protection Plans and Care Proceedings. You will aim to ensure that children are kept safe in the family environment; which will include undertaking assessments and ensuring any Child Protection Plans are robust and being actively progressed.

You will be expected to:
- Provide high quality and timely assessments and reports in the agreed format for Courts, Child Protection Case Conferences, Statutory Reviews and any other forum as directed by the Assistant Team Manager.
- Be accountable for own progression and career development through maintaining up to date knowledge and skills though on-going professional development, research and Evidence Informed Practice.
- Incorporate policies relating to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice into every day working practice and to challenge discrimination and prejudice wherever it occurs.
- Perform duties in line with the HCPC Code of Practice

In addition to standard compliance requirements, you will also have:
- Full driving license valid for use in the UK and access to a car
- Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post
- Ability / willingness to travel from location to location
- Some working outside normal office hours will be required

I'm looking to speak with Qualified Social Workers who have experience within the Children & Families sector as other children specialist team positions are also available.

If you are interested in this position then contact me as soon as you can on or email me on