Prevention Development Manager - Children & Families Service

East London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTWSC210520A_1590051227
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-21
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-20
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Prevention Development Manager - Children and Families Service - East London


  • This post is key to developing the model of social work intervention. It's creation responds to the changing needs of the service, providing a defined progression for Social Workers
  • To undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies. To analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs
  • To understand the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child
  • To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework
  • To provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence
  • To review and reassess when necessary and be open to a change of view in response to new evidence
  • To provide expertise, specialist guidance and consultation to colleagues, foster carers, adopters and other professionals, both internal and external, contributing directly to the child's assessment and planning.


  • HCPC registered
  • Evidence of continuing professional development pursuant to a specialist level of knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development, parenting capacity, environmental factors and risk and protective factors
  • Ability to summarise, analyse and evaluate complex information
  • Experience of complex social work with families
  • Ability to create a rapport and build effective relationships with children, young people, parents, carers and wider family and community networks
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