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Croydon Council - Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Croydon Council - Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

  • Location

    Croydon, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £33 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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The core of this role is to directly deliver - or contribute to the delivery of - positive safety and well-being outcomes for children in need and their families, including those in need of protection and those looked after. For looked after children, a key outcome will be the achievement of permanence.

These outcomes are achieved by the effective exercise of the following functions in respect of the children and families worked with:

Engagement and relationship building / maintaining; 

Analytical and continuous assessment 

Making professional judgments and recommendations on the basis of assessment and review 

Development, co-ordination, implementation and review of evidence-based plans; ensure that assessments, plans and advice are framed and reviewed in terms of desired outcomes for a child/young person and family 

The provision of direct help by the worker 

The matching of child / family with evidence-based services relevant to the identified needs. 

The co-ordination of multi-professional / agency input to assessment, planning and help; 

The application of theory and theoretical frameworks to all aspects of practice in accordance with the thresholds of Croydon's early help and staged intervention model 

Work in compliance with statutory requirements and Croydon practice standards in respect of the protection and well-being of young people (and potentially adults up to age 25) with disabilities and looked after children.  Communication and presentation of professional analysis, judgments and plans verbally and in writing in a range of settings.

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