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Colchester- Social Worker- Children with Disabilities

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1565866835

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Assess, plan, review and provide support to a child, family or carer with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate legal frameworks, policy and guidance.

  • Assess family functioning, providing help and support, when relationship breakdown threatens to impair the health or well-being of children at risk of abuse or neglect.

  • Work collaboratively, building effective working relationships with other professionals, internally and externally to help children, young people and families improve and gain control of their lives when safety or ability to participate in their community is restricted.

  • Carry out an assessment or enquiry and plan responses to safeguard a child from abuse, neglect or exploitation, building effective relationships with children, adults and families as appropriate, including intervention when information or circumstances suggest there may be a need to remove a child from their parents or carers.

  • Arrange appropriate alternative care (including, where appropriate a permanent home) in collaboration with children, young people and their parents/carers where the parents/carers cannot care for them.

  • Accountable for making recommendations about whether a case has reached the threshold for statutory intervention.

  • Promoting autonomy and development with individuals who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, for example, working with people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or diminished capacity.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.