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Social Worker - Court and Permanence

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Children In Need, Family Court
Social Worker
East of England
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
£31,371 to £36,876 per annum
Salary Description:
£31371.00 - £36876.00 per annum + £1,000 Welcome Payment
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Court and Permanence Team - Southend-on-Sea - Up to £36,876 Per Annum + £1,000 Welcome Payment

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced social worker seeking a permanent position in a court and permanence team for a client based in Southend-on-Sea.

The role will involve being case accountable for a caseload of children and young people and completing all necessary statutory LAC requirements, leading on their care planning and ensuring that their needs are met, and their voice is heard.

Benefits of this Social Work Role:

* Relocation grant of up to £8,000
* Welcome payment of £1000 upon joining and a subsequent retention payment of £2000 per year. (social workers with two years post qualification)
* A local government pension scheme
* Generous annual leave
* Flexible working hours - to suit your personal circumstances and the needs of your department
* Savings of up to £900 on childcare vouchers
* Car scheme that allows workers to drive a new, fully maintenance, insured car at a lower cost

Duties of this Social Work Role:

* To be familiar with equal opportunities good practice and the council requirements for diversity and to implement this in all aspects of working practice and promote it in the team, workplace and wider organisation
* To represent the team, group or department on working parties and at other meetings as required
* Maintain accurate case records, and to be able to report on key performance management data
* To supervise social workers as required and to deputise for the team manager in all or some of their functions as required in their absence
* Where appropriate acting as the duty worker, responding to queries and issues on all cases currently being managed by the team
* To prepare and submit written reports as and when required, including statements and care plans for care proceedings in the family proceedings, county, and high courts
* Investigate, evaluate and analyse information on cases, demonstrating clarity of assessment, reliability of the information, evidence conclusions and realistic action plans
* Provide an efficient and cost-effective service to children, young people and their families, ensuring that the needs of the children and their parents/carers are professionally assessed
* Provide professional and comprehensive casework to a caseload of children and young people, some of which will be complex and sensitive cases all will require the highest of professional standards and in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England Registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Full UK licence holder
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 518 4078
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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