Senior Social Worker

Recruiter
Tempest Resourcing
Location
London, South East England
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for 2x Senior Social Workers for a vibrant local authority based on the M4 Corridor. It is a challenging but highly rewarding field of work making a real and positive difference to the lives of children, young people and families and helping build the resilience, social and economic strength of the wider community.

The role:

We have two exciting opportunities within the authority for Senior Social Workers to work within the Court Hub

In this particular post you will be ensure proper use of permanency planning processes to avoid delay for children

Skills Required:

•Experience and understanding of Family Court Proceedings, as well as thresholds for plans of intervention

•Confident in writing reports, statements and plans for presentation in Court, conference and panels to a high standard.

•Represent the authority in the Court arena and be confident in giving evidence, timetabling Proceedings and challenging decision making within that arena where necessary to ensure the best outcomes for children

•Confident in supporting fellow Hub members to gather evidence and write reports which creatively capture the Voice of the Child

Requirements:

•Social Work Degree/Diploma in Social Work

•Evidence of continued professional development

•HCPC Registration

•Leadership / Management Training