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Child Protection/Children in Need Qualified Social Worker

Child Protection/Children in Need Qualified Social Worker

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £32.00 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    32

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    hol9857_1530713648

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking a Qualified Social Worker (QSW) to work within a Child Protection/Children in Need Team for a Local Authority based in the West Midlands.

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.

Please submit a copy of your most recent CV for us to consider you for this position.

***REMEDY ARE ALSO OFFERING A FANTASTIC REFERRAL SCHEME OF UP TO £250 PER SUCCESSFUL RECOMMENDATION***