Social Worker - Child Protection & Assessment Team

Location Swindon, Wiltshire
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £38.01 per hour
Contact Leon Ali
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Swindon, within the Assessment and Child Protection Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £38.01 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

The ACP team undertake assessments and investigations of any issues relating to child protection. The service is provided by Experienced Social Workers, who carry out statutory assessments involving home visits, consulting with other professionals / practitioners and agencies, gathering information for the assessment and analysing the potential risk to any child or young person. After the completion of the assessment, the case is either closed or held to the point of transfer to the Long-Term Locality Teams.

Duties of the Social Worker:

  • Carrying out Initial Assessments
  • Initiating Care Proceedings
  • Taking cases to initial case conference
  • Carrying out assessments under the single assessment framework
  • Care Planning and signposting
  • Completing risk assessments
  • Writing reports for initial child protection case conferences
  • Attending case conferences
  • Completing Section 17 reports for family courts
  • Writing initial court statements
  • Applying for emergency care orders
  • Attending court
  • Carrying out home visits for monitoring purposes and to safeguard Children
  • Chairing meetings

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's Services

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This Social Worker job is advertised by Leon Ali; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.