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Family Court Adviser Social Worker

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Family Court Adviser (Social Worker)

£38,974- £43,556 - depending on location (plus London weighting of £4.582 if applicable)

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Find your home at Cafcass

We've got so much to tell you about working at Cafcass - like how you will enjoy great training, modern technology, the chance to develop, flexible and remote working and the incredible support provided by our in-house wellbeing specialists. Why do we offer such extensive benefits? To help you do an incredibly important job: being the voice of the child in family court.

We'll look after your interests while you're looking after children's.

As the largest employer of Social Workers in England, we understand the professional and personal challenges better than most. But we do everything we can to help you do your best and will support you in every way we can. And that starts by giving you the trust and autonomy to make your own decisions and apply your social work expertise.

Dedicated. Supportive. Unique. Join an organisation that's just like you.

Rewarding, challenging, varied: the role of Family Court Adviser is unique. You could join us in a team undertakes Public Law and/or Private Law work.

So, for example, in Public Law you may be a children's 'guardian' and you will tell the court about the child's case and explain their wishes and feeling, while also carrying out independent enquiries, and representing the child in court, alongside their appointed solicitor.

Or in Private Law, you could be interviewing families and recommending who a child should live with providing recommendations after an initial hearing which will involve you presenting written and verbal evidence in court, advocating for the child.

To find out more about the type of work our Family Court Advisers undertake, visit
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