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Advance Social Worker - Childrens

  • Location

    Croydon, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £35.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an Advanced Social Worker to work within an Assessment Team for Croydon Council.

Job Purpose

The Assessment service is a referral and assessment service, safeguarding children from the front door into Children's Services. The work is a mixture of section 17, 47, CLA and initiating Care proceedings. There are 6 social work teams in the service, rotating duty cover one week in every six.

Case Load: variable, but manageable- average case load is 20 children (including sibling groups) per social worker.

Essential requirements for the role:

1. Child and family focused, passionate about outcomes for children
2. Ability to write succinct, analytical assessments that focus on the child's journey, including appropriate use of research to evidence recommendations
3. Excellent risk assessment skill's, ability to manage safe uncertainty
4. Ability to progress work within statutory and departmental timescales

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

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