Children Social Worker - CP Team

Hereford, West Midlands

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC270520F_1590594319
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-27
  • Location: Hereford, West Midlands
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-26
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Children Social Workers for the Child protection and Court Team in Herefordshire - HR4 0DG

To work closely with children and their families, other staff within the Directorate and partner agencies to provide a range of services and support designed to protect children from harm and promote the welfare of children in need.

Main duties:

  • To carry a caseload in line with the organisational needs of the Directorate
  • To assess the needs of children, young people, families and carers, take appropriate follow up action in consultation with colleagues, and to plan and implement suitable service provision to safeguard children from harm and meet their identified needs
  • To undertake preventative and supportive work with children and families in need
  • To undertake risk assessments and maintain accurate case files
  • To promote effective planning for children and young people where there are ongoing needs due to Care, Supervision or Adoption Proceedings or Orders - Entry to the looked after system
  • To ensure effective communication with service users by using and developing skills in direct work with children, young people and their families
  • To undertake assessments of need and contribute to effective decision making by producing concise written and verbal reports as required

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • Social Work Degree with relevant Social Work Qualification
  • Current registration with the SWE
  • Enhanced clear DBS
  • 2 years' experience of working in a CP team

Please send your CV to: heather.scase

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