Social Worker - Children In Need - Surrey - Up to £38,312 per annum
I am recruiting for an experienced Children in Need social worker to join a CIN team in Surrey. This is an exciting opportunity which brings a a number of benefits.
- 28 days annual leave.
- £2000 golden hello.
- Access to development and training
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Relocation package of up to £8,000
About the role:
- To undertake Initial and Core Assessments of children and families in accordance with the Assessment Framework, ensuring that they are completed in a timely manner and include an analysis of the needs and circumstances of each child and family, the desired outcomes to be achieved and the services that are required.
- To ensure that every allocated child has an up to date and outcome focused Plan that clearly states the action, responsible professional(s) and agreed time scale for completion.
- To ensure that all allocated children are visited, spoken to/communicated with and monitored in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements and in line with best practice standards.
- You will develop child centred plans and implement and review these with the child, family and professional network.
- To prepare and present reports for a range of purposes, including child protection conferences, child looked after reviews and court, and ensures that these are produced to a high quality standard.
- To undertake on-going consultation and participation with children/young people,
- Parents/Carers and other professionals to ascertain their views, wishes and feelings about each child's Plan and ensure that this is regularly reviewed in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements and in line with best practice standards.
- To ensure that all new referrals are brought to the attention of the Senior Practitioner/Team Manager so that management action can be provided in a prompt and timely manner.
- In consultation with the Senior Practitioner/Team Manager, Senior Managers, relevant others (e.g. Legal Services) and any appropriate Panels, take direction, guidance and advice about casework planning.
- To hold a current driving licence for use within the UK and to have daily access to the use of a car for work purposes as this may assist in undertaking home visits and transporting children.
You MUST be:
- HCPC registered
- Eligible to work in the UK