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Social Worker - Assessment Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Child Protection, Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
South East
Location:
Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£34,144 to £48,257 per annum
Salary Description:
£34144 - £48257 per annum
Posted:
11/11/2021
Job Ref:
KW-146263

Social Worker - Assessment Team - Buckinghamshire - £34,144 to £48,257 per annum + Benefits

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Social Worker to join the Assessment Team based in Buckinghamshire.

Are you passionate about improving the lives of children and young people? Do you want to work for an employer who places major importance on high quality supervision, well-being, and career development?

The successful Social Worker will be motivated, ambitious, and inspiring and possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice with children and families.

Benefits as an Assessment Team Social Worker include:

* They provide discounts on various Cafés, restaurants, shops, and auto enrolment onto their generous Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 26%.
* They also offer a salary sacrifice personal car lease scheme and the opportunity to gain membership to Costco. As well as discounted gym memberships, Travel discounts with buses, Railways and much more
* Social Workers are also entitled to a generous enhanced reward package, as follows:
* Competitive salary with a market increment
* A 'Golden Hello' lump sum payment upon successful completion of probation
* New lease car scheme
* Annual leave up to 30 days per year, as well as other types of leave and the opportunity to buy further leave
* Up to 15 days per year training, learning and development offer

Duties as an Assessment Team Social Worker include:

* In the Assessment Team, once a child is referred, the child will be allocated a qualified Social worker, who will undertake a social work assessment; this will include direct work with the child and family to inform the on-going plan.
* The Assessment Team service ensures referrals are responded to in a child focused and timely way. This will mean working in line with the Children Act 1989, and any other legislation and standards appropriate to the area of service delivery.
* On completion of the Assessment a decision is made as to the most appropriate support for the child and family. This could be through a variety of approaches including multi agency support, a referral to other agencies or on-going intervention from social care.
* You will undertake Child and Family assessments and investigate any concerns of neglect through section 47 investigations. As part of this role you will also be managing an assigned caseload and preparing and maintaining case records.

Essential requirements as an Assessment Team Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

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Contact Details:
Tel: 02038784727
Contact: Kieran Wright

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