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Social Worker - Family Court Advisor - CAFCASS

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£25 to £27 per hour
Posted:
01/08/2017
Job Ref:
AT-61521

Social Worker - Family Court Advisor - CAFCASS - Leeds - £25-£27ph

CAFCASS are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join them as a Family Court Adviser in their Early Intervention Team.

The Early Intervention Team is the front door to CAFCASS services for children and their family. The role of a social worker in this team is to robustly apply safeguarding knowledge to ensure that CAFCASS only intervenes in the lives of those children who needs a service, thus respecting each child's rights to family life and privacy. 

The service is fast paced, energetic, drawing on Child Protection expertise, analytical risk assessment, identifying key issues for the court and making safe recommendations in the best interests of the child. As an EIT Family Court Adviser, you will attend initial hearings with Court Hearings to ensure that children remain central to all decision making. You will predominantly achieve this by conducting effective telephone interviews with applicants and respondents and assessing information received from other agencies.

Requirements for the role as a Family Court Advisor:
  • Expert knowledge and application of safeguarding procedure and policy
  • Knowledge of Child Arrangements Programme.
  • Knowledge of CAFCASS as an organisation. 
  • Excellent telephone communication skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work flexibly, proportionately, under high pressure and to a timescale. 
This position will ideally suit a children's Social Worker with experience of working in fast paced front door teams such as MASH, Duty and Assessment / Referral and Assessment.

As a Family Court Advisor you will be:        
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK  
Why Liquid Personnel?

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Free DBS and compliance service
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
“Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place
“Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us
Twice weekly payroll
Free social work training events and CPD webinars
Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6975
Contact: Adam Temple

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