Cafcass Early Intervention Team – Essex - £30-32p/h

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Capita Resourcing
£30 - £32/hour Negotiable Depending on Experience
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Cafcass Qualified Social Worker - Early Intervention Team - Chelmsford, Essex - £30-32p/h

Are you a Qualified Social Worker seeking a new opportunity? Do you fancy a change of pace from Local Authority working? If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for Children's Services specialists to join the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) as a Qualified Social Worker within the Early Intervention Team in Chelmsford, Essex.

Cafcass were awarded Best Social Work Employer in 2015 and offer a supportive working environment and fantastic opportunities for development. Cafcass champion the interests of children and family court proceedings, advising the courts on each child's interests based on their needs, wishes and feelings. In the last year alone, Cafcass have worked to safeguard and promote the welfare of over 145,000 of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK.

The Early Intervention Team exists to ensure children are safeguarded specifically at the first stage of private family court applications. You will complete a brief report outlining the views of the parties, the police and local authority involvement and analyse safeguarding concerns; ending in recommendations suitable to the case. You will attend initial hearings and advise the court how best to safeguard the children involved and ensure their welfare is kept paramount.There is short-term involvement with each case and a lot of variety in the work that you will do.

If you have experience doing court work as a Child Protection Social Worker, then this role could be a breath of fresh air for you, offering a great 9-5 work/life balance!

About you:
* Qualified Social Worker with DipSW or CQSW
* HCPC registered, with 1-2 years' experience working in a statutory setting
* Experience in the Family Court
* Proven risk assessment skills

About the package:
* Earning £30 - £32 per hour with the potential to negotiate
* Flexible and autonomous working environment
* Short term involvement with each case

Opportunities at Cafcass are rare and heavily sought after so for the best chance of success, please contact Nicola Rennie ASAP on (Apply online only).

You will be working on behalf of Capita Social Care Resourcing, which includes the following benefits:
* Your own dedicated specialist consultant
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs nationwide
* Prompt and reliable payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service.
* Up to £400 referral bonuses

If you would like to apply or have a confidential chat about this role and any other opportunities that we may have for you, please submit your CV online or contact Nicola Rennie on (Apply online only).

We will get back to you as soon as possible: however, please be aware, if you have not had a reply within 5 working days we would kindly ask you to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Capita Social Care Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy