Child Protection and Assessment Social Worker

East London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW41431_1551783268
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-05
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-04
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Social Worker to join their Child Protection and Assessment Team within East London.

To provide a quality social work service to children, young people and their families/careers to ensure an environment which promotes their welfare and that enables children wherever possible to remain within their family networks and to live within their communities.

The responsibilities of a CPAT Social Worker includes:

  • To undertake assessment of needs of children and families
  • To support children and their families so that children will be maintained in a safe environment within the family network
  • To involve individual, families, careers, groups and communities in decision making, offering them choices and options and link them to support groups and networks
  • To work with children and their family to ensure where appropriate a re-unification, where short-term separation has been necessary
  • To initiate where necessary Care Proceedings, attend Court and represent the Local Authority
  • To support children who are looked after by this authority - prepare and implement appropriate care plans in line with C.L.A procedures

Requirements of a CPAT Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children's Services
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £32.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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