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Social Worker - Children's Court Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need
Social Worker
£31,930 to £42,847 per annum
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Social Worker - Children's Court Team - Permanent - Haringey - £31,930 - £42,847p/a

A children's social worker is required to work within the court team of Haringey's children in care service. This is a diverse borough working with children and families.

The successful candidate will join supportive colleagues whose core business relates to care proceedings and onward planning for children who are not able to return to their family of origin. The skill base required for this role centres on excellent report writing skills and the ability to provide quality assessments with confidence.

Benefits of working on the Court Team:

  • £2000 retention payments after 18 months of service
  • 30 days annual leave
  • 50 hours a year of personal development training
  • Pension scheme

Your responsibilities as a Children's Court Team Social Worker are to:

  • Deliver a high quality social work service to children and families working in partnership with other statutory and third sector organisations
  • Provide evidence in care proceedings
  • Take on the role as expert witness on behalf of the local authority
  • Work with children in care and their families to secure stable, safe permanent care arrangements
  • Undertake child protection inquiries, assessments (initial and core), work with children subject to a child protection plan and respond to requests to accommodate children
  • Participate in team and other service meetings and activities as appropriate
  • Provide verbal and written reports to child protection conferences, strategy meetings, planning meetings and reviews 

Essential requirements:

  • To be qualified as a social worker
  • Have previous experience of court
  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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