Children's Social Worker

Doncaster, Doncaster
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW350166_1550663222
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-20
  • Location: Doncaster, Doncaster
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-21
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Children's Social Worker to join their Assessment and Child Protection Service within the Doncaster area.

To undertake procedurally compliant assessments and section 47 enquiries that clearly identify levels and types of risk or need based on documented evidence. You will provide a local professional social care service for children, young people and families in need.

The responsibilities of the Children's Social Worker includes:

  • To record and analyse information gathered during the process of social care assessment in line with the case recording policy, local and national guidance and best practice principles
  • To practice with a clear understanding of the relevant legislative principles, an up to date knowledge of research, emerging case law and best practice guidance
  • Engage with children, their carers and families in such a way as to clearly understand their circumstances, wishes and feelings and form conclusions that direct longer term interventions focused on the best interests of the child
  • To have involvement in the process of taking and recording children's contacts and referrals, contributing to achieving a full understanding of the issues being referred, the relative urgency, the level of risk or need and the action needed in individual cases
  • Prioritise in line with relative urgency/levels and types of risk and/or need and ensuring that children are safe and that their needs are met
  • Provide information, guidance and advice on availability of local services and practices relevant to work with children, young people and families

Requirements of a Children's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £26.63 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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