Qualified Social Worker - Children In Need

Hackney, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HS372101_1568367692
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2019-09-13
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-11-12
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker for the Children for Hackney Council.

Main duties:

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

On the basis of assessed needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families

To work closely with the therapist assigned to the Social Work Unit and take advice in devising and implementing clinical interventions with children and their families, in various settings including family homes

To carry out planned interventions using a range of tried and tested methodologies including systemic and social learning theory approaches

To use research findings and statutory guidance to inform social work practice

To utilise problem solving skills within the context of a professional relationship with parents and their children

To develop and manage Child Protection Plans for all children on the Child Protection Register in line with child protection procedures

To provide and present concise reports about complex information in line with the requirements of the London Child Protection Procedures, and the court

To acquire knowledge about different groups, races and cultures which inform service delivery and to understand the impact of racism and discrimination on children and their families

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Clear Enhanced DBS check

Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification

Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment

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Please contact Heather Scase on 0203 743 6103 for more information.

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