Qualified Social Worker - Family Placements

Berkshire, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW360952_1558628091
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2019-05-23
  • Location: Berkshire, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-07-22
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker for the Family Placement Team in Berkshire.

Main duties:

To work as part of the family placement team

Primarily undertaking Special Guardianship and connected person assessments

To complete assessments in a timely manner

To undertake other responsibilities as part of the team such as supervising social worker, duty, private fostering assessment and family finding

To work within the context of relevant legislation and will deliver services according to the council's policies, procedures and guidelines

To contribute to the provision of a social work service ensuring children's views are heard

Provide customised and focused Social Work support to cohort of foster carers and/or adopters to ensure they provide a safe and secure environment for children/young people placed

Undertake appropriate Social Work assessments in line with the needs of the service users

Adhere at all times to relevant Safeguarding procedures and immediately reporting child protection concerns internally in line with

Maintain knowledge and understanding of and adhere at all times the council's policies and procedures, legislative requirements and relevant inspection bodies criteria

Produce Social Work reports to be used externally and internally

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Clear Enhanced DBS check

Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification

Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment

HCPC Registered

Must have proven experience of working in Family Placement Team

Must be able to deal with

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applications who meet the needs of our clients

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