Social Worker - Taunton
Location: Taunton, Somerset
Accountable to: Safeguarding Manager and Clinical Director
Contract type: Full time, permanent
Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP42,000 dependent upon experience, Relocation package available
Please note, we will consider reimbursing reasonable travel expenses incurred in attending the interview for successfully shortlisted applicants.
Are you a qualified Social Worker with two or more year's experience of frontline working with children and families? Do you wish you had more time to spend focusing in more detail on a small caseload of 3-4 families? Do you want to work at an expert level to assist the Family Courts to make informed and vitally important decisions about the best interests of children and families? If so, then we'd love to hear from you!
About the company
Orchard House is an established and nationally respected Family Assessment Centre that provides 'outstanding' residential and community based parenting assessments to Family Courts [latest Ofsted Inspection, 2016].
Orchard House highly values multidisciplinary working and believes passionately that robust and evidence-based child welfare decisions are best made within a culture of open, critical, and reflective thinking.
About the Role
The successful applicant will be joining an experienced team of Social Workers who bring a variety of different skill sets to our work and who provide fair and comprehensive assessments of families.
The successful candidate will take an important lead on a small number residential parenting assessments, alongside undertaking specific pieces of intervention work, providing support to the staff team, and assisting with the 'on-call' rota.
You will have experience of writing detailed social work reports and appearing in Court to present your findings.
For further information and an application pack, please contact Victoria by clicking on the 'Apply' button.