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Duty and Assessment Social Worker

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joe Hilton

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Qualified Social Worker - Duty and Assessment Team - Derby City Council - Up to £30ph!!!

  • Experience of assessment writing, working under pressure with a high caseload in order to meet 20 days timescales for assessments.
  • Court work is becoming more common in the team so experience in this area is required also
  • The Social Worker must ensure the well-being and safety of the child/young person is paramount. This is through gathering and analysing all necessary information to complete a range of assessments that comply with statutory requirements and may require the Social Worker to consider alternative placements for the child or young person.
  • To carry out tasks that fulfils the statutory requirements of children and young people receiving services
  • The Social Worker may be expected, on occasions, to represent the Authority in court and also may be required to attend as a witness or give evidence.
  • To attend a range of meetings to update and exchange information, make decisions and review progress.
  • To create, develop and review multi-agency outcome focussed plans for children and young people.
  • The Social Worker will undertake day duty tasks as required. Duty tasks will require telephone calls, visits or attending meetings.
  • he Social Worker will be required to collect and maintain accurate records and update appropriate systems which are both confidential and in-keeping with relevant legislation, e.g. data protection.
  • To participate in the supervision process.

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that are not 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 to Danny Mansfield or Joe Hilton.