Qualified Social Worker - Children in Need - North London

  • Remedy Recruitment Group
  • London, UK
  • Mar 06, 2019
Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within a Children in Need Team for a Local Authority based in North London.
Job Purpose
  • To assess, identify levels of risk and need and deliver protective or supportive services for children at risk or in need.
  • To promote the welfare of children in need with particular regard for their age, sex, health, race, religion, culture and life experience.
  • To accommodate children and young people and initiate care proceedings when appropriate.
  • To implement care plans, including arrangements for funding and ensuring that the cost of provision remains within agreed budgets.
  • To ensure that all expenditure on cases is properly authorised and recorded and that cases with financial packages are regularly monitored and reviewed.
  • To monitor and review the implementation of, and to provide continuing advice, support and social work services to children and young people, their families and their carers.
  • To produce court statements and when required, give evidence in court on behalf of the Local Authority in Family Proceedings Court and any other court within Family Division as required.
  • To provide verbal and written reports to Child Protection conferences, strategy meetings, planning meeting and reviews.
  • To take responsibility for managing an individual caseload, having regard to the relative needs of all service users and ensuring an effective use of time and resources.
  • To attend and make use of supervision and staff appraisals.
  • To maintain and develop up to date relevant skills and knowledge of current legislation, policy and social work practice, through training as required or agreed by Team Manager.
About you
  • HCPC registration
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Experience of working in a similar team
  • Full compliance required
If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly