Social Worker | Children's Assessment | Peterborough
Peterborough Council are looking for a Social worker to join their Children's Assessment Service.
The appointed Social Worker will Receive and co-ordinate complex referrals, undertake the resulting assessments/devising care plans, arranging action and reviewing services for children and families, including influencing the direction of future services.
Candidates will need to have had recent experience within the below arenas:
- Referral & Assessment experience
- Neighbourhood teams experience
- Intake assessments experience
You will be required to undertake statutory duties under the Children Act 1989 and other legislation and guidance relating to service users and carers e.g. care proceedings, arrangements for adoption/permanency, risk assessments and investigations in relation to the protection of children. Including arrangements for obtaining and carrying out Court Orders, attending court as the Council's representative and providing instruction to legal counsel, as well as plan professional intervention using the appropriate available resources ensuring needs are met through negotiation and consultation with professional colleagues and service users, and Promote anti discriminatory practice and the empowerment of service users.
This is a full time position for 37 hours per week and the initial contract will run for 3 months with a view to extension.
Rate of pay in line with regional agreements.
Please apply or CALL ME ( Gemma Bridgman - extension 3663) to discuss this vacancy in more detail
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