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Child Protection Social Worker

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £32 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Danny Mansfield

  • Contact email:

    danny@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    32

  • Salary low:

    32

  • Job ref:

    JOE_1599050857

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The right candidate must have 3 years experience minimum and extensive Court and Child Protection experience.

Main duties include:

  • Hold an allocated caseload and undertake assessments and where appropriate arrange accommodation for children and young people.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required; if required, give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Participate in planning/reviewing the cases of children in care; supervise fostering/adoption arrangements.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with service users and other professionals.
  • When working with families, to recognise, monitor and assess risk. To escalate risk to supervisors in a timely manner to plan mitigating actions.

Essential requirements:

  • A social work qualification (degree in social work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent recognised social work qualification
  • A strong social work background with excellent communication skills
  • Post qualified experience working within Child Protection

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.