Senior Children's Social Worker CP and CIN

Enfield, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS397168_1594194430
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-07-08
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-06
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Senior Children's Social Worker for the Child Protection and Children in Need Team for Enfield Council.

Main duties:

  • To undertake procedurally compliant assessments and section 47 enquiries that clearly identify levels and types of risk or need based on documented evidence
  • 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 undertake assessments in such a way as to lead to clear associated plans that address the issues identified for children in Doncaster
  • 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 which direct longer term interventions focussed 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
  • Assist in the provision of court statements and prepare reports that may be required by the courts and bodies in connection with children's services.

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • MUST have 2+ years' post qualifying extensive experience in child protection, children in need, LAC and PLO within a local authority
  • Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification
  • Be registered with Social Work England SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS check
  • 35 hour week

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