Social Worker - LAC - East London

East London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTW070220A_1581095369
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-02-07
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-07
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Worker for the Looked After Children's Team in East 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 the HCPC

2 years minimum experience within the local authority

Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure at enhanced level is required

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