Qualified Social Worker - LAC & Children in Need - London

London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HTTWSC200220A_1582196673
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-02-20
  • Location: London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-20
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Social Workers for the LAC and CIN teams in London

Main duties:

  • To provide a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines
  • To assess need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes
  • 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

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • Social Work qualification e.g. Degree in Social Work; DipSW or equivalent
  • Be registered with Social Work England
  • 2 years minimum experience within the local authority
  • Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure at enhanced level is required

If you are interested in this position, please call the office on 0203 743 6103 and speak to Heather Scase or email your CV.

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