Qualified Social Worker - Children and Families Team

Recruiter
Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care
Location
Kensington, Greater London
Salary
£24 - £29/hour
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We have a wonderful opportunity for a Qualified Social Worker to join a Children and Families Team in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

The successful applicant will provide a social work service to children and their families within the service group.

Main duties:
To undertake work alone and with others on complex child related cases
To contribute to the development of the work of the Department i.e. participation in working parties
To participate in a duty system, which might entail operating from another site
To attend case conferences and represent the Department at formal meetings, courts, etc
To keep case recordings accurate and up to date in a factual and informative style
To keep abreast of childcare legislation and departmental policies and procedures
To work in collaboration with staff in other statutory and voluntary agencies
To participate in regular supervision and team meetings

Essential skills and experience needed:
Knowledge of child development e.g. Physical and emotional development
Knowledge of children’s’ legislation (Children Act 1989), DOH guidelines, issues under the Criminal Justice Act, fostering and adoption legislation
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with service users, carers and other professionals
Ability to provide a service, which is culturally sensitive and empowering for all service users

Job requirements:
Must be Social Work qualified with a valid HCPC registration
A minimum of 3 years recent experience in a qualified role working in a Children and Families Team within a Local Authority
An enhanced DBS of satisfactory level is essential

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