Social Worker 9 Positions

Recruiter
Tempting Recruitment
Location
Little London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
11 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Jan 2021
Ref
1921774356
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Tempting Recruitment are working on behalf of our client in London to recruit a Social Worker.

Working Pattern: FULL TIME
Contract: TEMPORARY
Rate: £28 PER HOUR
Start Date: ASAP

OVERVIEW

An experienced social worker is required to provide a social work service to children and families arising out of the Council's duties and powers under legislation and regulations, Council and Departmental policies and procedures.

JOB DETAILS

* To hold a caseload, including cases in court proceedings, and undertake a range of duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Department specified in the Children's Act 2004, Every Child Matters and such other legislation as is or may be appropriate to work with children and their families.
* Undertake assessments of children looked after by the Council to inform the development of appropriate care/protection plans to ensure statutory duties are met and these support the achievement of quality standards and practice development.
* The role involves regular direct work, joint working, home visits and reflective sessions with clients, colleagues and partners.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

* Degree in Social Work (minimum Upper Second, if classified) or equivalent. Must be HPCP registered.
* Knowledge and understanding of child development, relevant social policy and key legislation, with strategic reference to safeguarding
* Excellent spoken and written English, and computer literacy adequate to case recording and production of fit-for-purpose reports within strict deadlines
* Communication skills in direct work with children, and proven ability to work in partnership with parents/carers, ensuring children's needs are paramount.
* Familiarity with diversity/equality principles in general, and specific experience of working in a culturally/ethnically diverse locality
* Familiarity with Attachment theories in relation to risk assessment and management

If you are interested in this position, know anyone who would be interested in this position or would like to know more about this position or any other positions we are recruiting for, please contact Andre at Tempting Recruitment now.