Social Worker ??? Education and Early Intevention

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
31170.00 - 38229.00 GBP Annual + GBP31170 - GBP38229/annum
Posted
26 Apr 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Category
Education
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Social Worker to work within the Education and Early Intervention Services 0-25 Children and Young Adults with a Disability and Transition Team.

In your team you will be working closely with children and their families. You will manage a caseload where children or young adults are in Need, subject to Child Protection Plans, LAC and/or Leaving Care, receiving a service under the National Eligibility Criteria or require safeguarding as adults.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- To keep children and young adults safe and to undertake or contribute towards child protection and adult safeguarding investigations and to provide assessments and recommendations that facilitate decision-making by appropriate line managers.
- To undertake assessments of the needs of children and young adults and their families/carers taking into account their views, and to ensure that a comprehensive plan is in place which has been discussed, and where possible, agreed by all parties
- To undertake resource package reviews and represent relevant recommendations at the appropriate resource allocation panel on a regular basis.
- To work collaboratively with professionals from both within the Children`s, Housing and Adults Services Directory and other multi???disciplinary services to ensure that plans are carried out effectively in the best interest of children and young adults and their families/carers.
- To prepare court statements and give evidence in court, when required
- Ensure that children and young adults experience a positive transition between services and between childhood and adulthood.
- To participate in duty systems as require

Requirements

- Educated to DIPSW or degree level in social work.
- Current HCPC Registration
- Access to a motorised vehicle

- Enhanced DBS

Why work for our client?

- Annual Leave - Generous annual leave entitlements up to max 30 days. In addition all staff are entitled to Bank Holidays and 3 days Christmas closure
- Enhanced Maternity Leave - Up to 52 weeks off after the birth of the baby and the option of a phased return over 3 months
- Flexible Working - Including job share and reduced hours. Flexi time working may also be available, subject to your role
- Flexible Retirement - Flexible Retirement Policy aims to provide employees with options that enable them to achieve a better work-life balance
- Work Smart Scheme - Currently being introduced across the Council, this scheme gives employees greater flexibility around managing their own workloads.
- Local Government Pension Scheme - Open to all employees, this is a tax approved, occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on a sliding scale according to your salary band.
- Learning and Development
- Pool Cars - Teamed up with Zipcar, one of London`s leading car club operators, to provide pool cars for exclusive use by staff at business hours. These vehicles are reserved for staff between 8am and 6pm every working day
- Car Sharing - We have now joined a new car sharing group called the A4 Car Share, which is run by the Golden Mile Transport Group and shared with other local businesses
- Pool Bikes - Offer a selection of 5 pool bikes that staff can use during the working day to carry out council duties in the borough
- Season Ticket Loans
- Employee Benefits - We are delighted to offer you a range of discounts and benefits across a range of companies which you can access as an employee
- Key worker housing scheme

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please call Demi Wilkinson on (Apply online only) ext.1396 or click 'apply' below