Children’s Social Worker Courts Team

Tradewind Recruitment
£30,000 - £39,999
07 Dec 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for Children’s Social Worker to join their Courts Team within the Sutton area.

To work with children and families, undertaking high quality assessments of need and risk, and developing care plans that meet the needs of children and young people.

The responsibilities of the Social Worker includes:

  • Undertake a holistic assessment of children, families and carers using the relevant assessment framework, involving other professionals/agencies as necessary, ensuring that the wishes and views of the child and their family carer are clearly recorded and used to inform the overall professional judgement
  • Effective use of skills and evidence based tools to inform the assessment process
  • Develop and implement appropriate plans according to need eg child need, child protection looked after, pathway plans etc within clearly defined timescales
  • Prepare and present reports in a clear and logical way, compliant with procedures
  • Lead and undertake complex single or joint agency enquiries to assess likely and actual harm to children and take appropriate action including the development of child protection plans to ensure safety

Requirements of a Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children’s Services
  • Able to manage a caseload that includes cases which can present challenging and disturbing aspects
  • Able to organise and prioritise own workload
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £32.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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