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Lambeth- Qualified Social Worker- Child Protection Team

Lambeth- Qualified Social Worker- Child Protection Team

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £39 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Jackson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    long term

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Our Client, Lambeth Social Services, is looking for a Team Manager to join their Children with Disabilities Team.

As a Social Worker in our 'Family Support and Child Protection' Service you will: - Work with children and families who are being supported on 'Child in Need' and 'Child protection' plans - Have a caseload of 16-18 children - lower than the average Inner London Borough caseload. - Work with families in the court arena; completing timely, high-quality court reports - Attend and chair meetings - Complete visits in line with agreed timescales - Regularly review the work you are doing with families with timely 'review' meetings and up-to-date 'plans'.

Key Skills:

Ability to assist in monitoring the work of the Team in order to be able to evaluate practice and to identify unmet need

Ability to create innovative, appropriate packages of care in order to maximise independence whilst minimising risk

Ability to deal sensitively with people who are under stress

Ability to deal with highly sensitive and, possibly, distressing information in a manner which allows for positive risk management but adheres to confidentiality policies.

Ability to identify and manage risk, including positive risk taking. Ability to understand issues involved in the assessment and management of risk

Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, especially with reports

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 2 years post qualifying managerial experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't 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