Social Worker Special Guardianship Assessment

HCL Social Care
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
HCL Social Care is the UK’s leading recruiter for social care professionals.

We are currently recruiting for Local Authority in the North East of London. They are looking for a Social Worker for their Special Guardianship Team undertaking SGO’s, Connected and Kinship assessments. Our clients new Corporate Parenting Service pulls together the case work and the provision to focus on permanence for every Looked After Child. The focus on a systemic approach, with relationship based social work at its heart, will support social workers and promote reflective practice. Our client are committed to achieving a fully permanent workforce to improve stability for children and to ensure that we continue to drive a positive culture for staff.

As part of this role you will be required too:

- Knowledge and understanding of legislation, procedures and guidance in regard to children & young people

- Working with a range of service users

- To actively facilitate the participation of children, young people and their parents

- To undertake effective communication with partner agencies, parents, children & young people

- Undertake social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality

- Completion of any relevant reports to required quality standard and within timescale 

In return our client will offer:

- We review all employees training and development needs on a regular basis as part of an appraisal process

- A salary of £29517-£38229

- We encourage a wide range of learning and development methods

Interview slots are filling up quickly, click apply if you are interested in learning more about the opportunities on offer or contact the permanent team on: option: 3 – or register today.