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Consultant Social Worker - Assessment Team

Job Type:
Contract
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Hemel Hempstead
Salary:
£47,025 per annum
Posted:
13/04/2018
Job Ref:
ECH68588

Consultant Social Worker - Assessment Team - Hemel Hempstead - Up to £47,025 + benefits

Are you looking for your next promotion or simply a change? Then we are pleased to announce that our clients in Hertfordshire have a Consultant Social Worker vacancy in their assessment team.

Benefits:
  • Car lease scheme
  • Relocation package of up to £6,000
About the role:
  • Ability to undertake child protection investigations and assessments of risk/need, for cases which meet agreed threshold. 
  • Work closely with adult's specialists to develop creative multi-disciplinary care plans for children who are subject to child protection or child in need plans. 
  • Inform the Team Manager when they consider care/PLO proceedings may need to be initiated. 
  • To ensure the Service's procedures for managing risk of significant harm to children are followed at all times, and to seek appropriate advice and authorisation from managers. 
  • To conduct care proceedings on behalf of the Service with appropriate guidance and authorisation. To ensure reports and statement for court, case conferences and looked after reviews are prepared to a high standard, in time for deadlines and evidence involvement of children, families (including absent fathers) and carers. 
  • To represent the Service in magistrates, County and High Courts. 
  • To instruct solicitors, counsel and expert witnesses, in care proceedings with appropriate authorisation. 
  • To follow the Service's procedures for the authorisation 
Requirements:
  • HCPC registered
  • Social work degree
  • Post qualified experience

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6218
Contact: Ed Christmas

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