Social Worker - Children's Assessment

Location St Helens
Job type Permanent
Salary £27,741 - 35,745 per year
Contact Ashley Eales
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Reference 169410

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a permanent vacancy for a Social Worker to work full time based in St Helens, within the Children's Assessment Team.

The salary for this permanent Social Worker job is £27,741 - £35,745 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Manage a protected caseload within a framework of supervision, including the referral, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action to ensure that resources are utilised effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, families and carers.

  • Carry out timely assessments on children, young people and families in accordance with the Framework of Assessment and Working Together guidance.

  • Ensure assessments and planning for children and young people actively promote the participation and engagement of all relevant agencies, the child/young person and their family.

  • Assess the needs of children and young people who require social work services, including the identification of risk and the need for protection. To develop, coordinate and delivery multi-agency plans to meet assessed needs and to review these plans to ensure they continue to meet assessed needs.

  • Undertake social work with families in order to reduce the need for care or accommodation, and a range of community care and safeguarding assessments in accordance with relevant statutory requirements, identifying risks and appropriate support plans.

  • To accurately record, critically analyse and keep up to date information using the appropriate IT systems in accordance with the Departments recording policy. To produce relevant reports, including court statements to a high standard, as required.

  • Create and maintain effective relationships with children, young people, their parents, families and carers to ensure the diverse needs are identified, met and regularly reviewed.

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Social and Healthcare Qualified

  • Current Social Work England registration

  • Significant frontline experience within Children's Services

This Social Worker job is advertised by Ashey Eales; 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.