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Lambeth- Qualified Social Worker- Children with Disabilities

Lambeth- Qualified Social Worker- Children with Disabilities

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £38 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Jackson

  • Contact email:

    James@remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    38

  • Salary low:

    38

  • Job ref:

    SWJJ0510_1642518674

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    long term

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our Client, Lambeth Social Services, is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Children With Disabilities Team.

Experienced social workers who have an interest in or experience of working with disabled children and young people are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to work in this developing service area in a supportive and friendly team.
The successful candidate will have good communication skills, a proven ability in multi-agency working and a passion for enabling disabled children and young people to achieve their potential.
* Service users aged 0-18
* Carry out direct work with children and their families in order to meet their assessed needs, by ensuring the most cost-effective and beneficial care package is established, delivered and monitored
* Handled CP cases
* Give evidence in court
* Writing court reports
* Conducting assessments and care planning in accordance with government and local guidance for children in need, looked after children, child protection and children leaving care.

Key Skills:

Ability to analyse and interpret information from a range of sources

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