Social Worker - Looked After Children Team - Woking, Surrey - £32,839 - £38,312 per annum
We have a new position available for a qualified social worker looking for your new challenge. You will be joining a Looked After Children ( LAC ) Team in Woking, Surrey. As a successful Looked After Children Social Worker your role will be to support children living with relatives, friends or foster families and perspective adopters or older children living in children's homes and semi independent units. You will also ensure their safety and support them towards independence.
This is an amazing opportunity to grow and develop, so do not miss out on the opportunity to apply now!
Benefits of the role as a Looked After Children ( LAC ) Social Worker:
- £2,000 'Golden Hello'
- 28 days annual leave
- Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 to help you be closer to work
Responsibilities of the roles as a Looked After Children ( LAC ) Social Worker:
- Supporting our social workers with their career development is a priority for us. In Surrey we ensure that our social workers have varied, mixed and manageable workloads, regular supervision, and through annual appraisals you will be have the opportunity for career development and pay progression.
- Through regular visits, assessments and reviewing their Care Plan, you will nurture and develop meaningful relations with these children; understand and interpret their wishes, and champion and support them to reach their full potential.
- Occasionally, you will be required to prepare reports and attend court. You will be supported in this challenging role with regular supervision, and by working alongside other social workers, family support workers and partnership organisations such as: Health Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Independent Reviewing officers and carers.
Candidates are required to:
- Be eligible to work within in the UK
- Full UK license and access to your own vehicle
- That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree.
- A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.
- An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills.
- An enhanced DBS