Social Worker - CIN - Hackney

Hackney, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC010620A_1591027368
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-06-01
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-31
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Workers for the Children in Need Team in Hackney.

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.

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

Skills and Requirements

  • Social Work degree
  • Registered with the SWE
  • Clear Enhanced DBS
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development, parenting capacity, environmental factors and risk and protective factors
  • 2+ years' experience of working in a CIN/CP team/court

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