Social Worker - Child Protection - Lancashire

Lancashire, Lancashire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW366982HS_1566405070
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-08-21
  • Location: Lancashire, Lancashire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-10-20
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for Qualified Social Workers for the Child Protection and Safeguarding team in Lancashire.

Main duties:

To ensure the requirements relating to Children and Young People's needs, including those who

may be in need (including those in need of protection) or may be Looked After are met

To carry out the statutory obligations of the Directorate as part of the Local Children's Authority and

in the context of central government guidelines

To deliver and promote the positive benefits of equality and diversity in carrying out all duties and


To undertake and provide the social work assessment and support for referrals and requests for

further assessment accepted by Children's Social Care and to provide any ongoing social work

service based on the assessed need of Children, Young People and their families

To provide a safe, thorough and professional social work response to professionals and members of

the public; deal with all enquiries expediently and according to a common agreed LCC safeguarding


To ensure in liaison and negotiation with professional partners, the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families

Within a social work team to manage an allocated social work caseload relating to children, young people and families within the locality, including child protection and court work

Prepare for, and participate in, planned work relating to court and court orders effectively and within appropriate time scales

To undertake assessments in accordance with the timescales laid down in the Framework for the

Assessment of Children in Need and their Families

To Identify children in need who may also be in need of protection and to effectively safeguard


To assess the needs of children and young people and then determine an appropriate level of intervention and service provision including packages of family support

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification

Successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment

Clear Enhanced DBS check

HCPC Registered

Please submit an up to date CV and contact HEATHER SCASE to discuss this opportunity further

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