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Social Worker - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
South West
£29,055 to £33,136 per annum
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Social Worker - Children's Assessment Team - Permanent - Somerset - £29,055 - £33,136p/a

We are recruiting for an experienced Social Worker to work in a Children's Referral and Assessment Team in Somerset. In this role, your main duties will be to conduct initial assessments/section 47 investigations, as well as attend Children in Need Meetings.

As a Referral & Assessment Social Worker you must have substantial statutory experience within a similar role. Candidates who have recently completed their ASYE will also be considered.

This is a great opportunity if you want to take a break from long term Child Protection but continue to utilise your skills.

Benefits of this R&A role:

  •  Access to unique training & development which includes CPD Training, the Aspiring Manager programme, and Accredited programmes such as IPOP, Risk and Decision Making, PG Dip in Advanced Social Work (Modules)
  • Generous Relocation Package of up to £8,000    
  • Flexible Working scheme - including mobile working
  • Staff discounts for bikes and equipment, cars, shopping, travel, cinema, insurance, professional memberships and much more
  • Access to the Childcare Voucher Scheme

Your responsibilities as an R&A Social Worker include:

  • Assessing and providing services to children in need
  • Implementing Child Protection and LAC procedures as and when required
  • Undertaking investigations under Section 7s, 17s and 47s on allocated and duty cases
  • Ensuring that services are efficiently and effectively provided
  • Attending pre-birth conferences 
  • Contributing to and participating in core assessments
  • Providing reports for CP case conferences, CIN meetings, permanency meetings, child care reviews and for court
  • Maintaining high standards of professional practice
  • Giving evidence in court (when required)

You MUST be:

  • HCPC registered     
  • Eligible to work in the UK     
  • A UK license holder  
  • Post-qualified experience 
  • Completed ASYE    

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6846
Contact: Zoe Davenport

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