Children’s Social Worker

Sutton, England, gb
Company: Seven Resourcing
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:03:35

The role:

As a Children’s Social Worker you will contribute towards the provision of a Social Services in community, residential, alternative and Health Care settings. To provide a social work service to Children, Young People and Families, including assessment, case planning and reviews. To provide a social work service within the policy and practice procedures of the Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.
  • Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.
  • Provision of accommodation.
  • Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.
  • Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.
  • Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.
  • Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.
  • To undertake training to ensure career development.
  • To act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children’s Division and Department.
  • Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.
  • To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families.
  • Will facilitate maximum user consultation and participation in line with policy.
  • Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.
  • Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department.
  • Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.
  • Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree in Social Work
  • Experience: 1.5 min years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.
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