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Social Worker - Referral & Assessment

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
South East, London
Location:
Bromley
Salary:
£38,354 per annum
Posted:
03/12/2018
Job Ref:
RO-71750

Social Worker - Referral & Assessment - Bromley - up to £38,354 + benefits

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a social worker to join one of Bromley's referral & assessment teams. They are looking for a highly talented and ambitious social worker who will join them in their collective efforts to re-shape service delivery to children.

Bromley Council has set out dedicated policies so that their social workers feel supported and can provide excellent social care to Bromley children and families. Some of these include dedicated time for reflective supervision, manageable caseloads and a 2 week protected induction programme.  

Benefits of this permanent Social Work role:

  • £1,000 'Golden Hello'
  • £1,500 annual retention
  • £1,670 Car Lease Scheme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Merited Reward Scheme up to £1000
  • Savings with childcare
  • Pension scheme

Responsibilities for a Referral and Assessment Social Worker will include:

  • Assessing for and provide services to children in need within the framework
  • Ensuring that services are efficiently and effectively provided
  • Maintaining high standards of professional practice within own workload
  • Managing a caseload of children and families
  • Participating in core assessments, in partnership with the child & care providers
  • Implementing Child Protection and LAC procedures as and when required
  • Working with families, children and young people to reduce the need for accommodation or care proceedings
  • Understanding the Every Child Matters agenda
  • Helping to develop interventions by working with other professionals 
  • Undertaking investigations under Section 47s on allocated and duty cases as required
  • Providing reports as required for child protection case conferences, children in need meetings, permanency meetings, child care reviews and in court processes
  • Giving evidence in court when required

Essential requirements:

  • Be eligible to work within in the U.K
  • Qualified social worker with HCPC
  • Have completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding

For more information please email swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6832
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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