Social Worker | Child in Need | Andover, Hampshire

Recruiter
Caritas Recruitment
Location
Andover
Salary
£30 - £32/hour
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Social Worker | Child in Need | Andover, Hampshire

I am working with the Team Manager of Child in Need Teams 1 and 2 in Andover's Child in Need Service.

The opportunity offers working in a team of close knit, supportive environment of experienced Social Workers. The office is a newly renovated, open plan lay out with excellent onsite café (really good value). Parking on site is very convenient for which you will be given a permit.

The managers are looking for and candidate with good experience in Child in Need and/or Child Protection in a local authority settings.

Duties of the Role

* To use professional knowledge to assess monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers within a specific care group in accordance with agreed competencies, quality standards and professional good practice in relation to case and risk management.
* To arrange, provide or purchase appropriate services/care within the Departments agreed priorities and resource framework to reflect best value principals and to comply with legislation and statutory duties.
* To work in partnership with users, carers, relatives and other agencies, to identify current and future service requirements and contribute to service development within the scope of the role.
* Assessing when an initial assessment requires a core assessment
* Work passionately on behalf of service users and the local authority
* Holding a complex
* Completing Core Assessments, formulating and reviewing care plans
* Viability Assessments
* Attendance at Child in Need reviews
* Section 47 investigations
* Attendance at child in need reviews

More info…

Matthew Bruce from Caritas Recruitment
(Apply online only) ext 3664
(url removed)

orking with Caritas Recruitment offers you a number of benefits including:

* Your own dedicated specialist consultant
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
* Prompt and reliable payroll
* Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
* Free DBS and compliance service
* £200 referral fee