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Qualified Social Worker - C&F Unaccompanied Minors Team

Qualified Social Worker - C&F Unaccompanied Minors Team

  • Location

    Westminster, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - Unaccompanied_1616167739

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • To hold and manage a varied caseload reflecting the function of the Team in accordance with procedure, guidelines and legislation.
  • To identify and assess levels of risk and need, and deliver protective or supportive services for children at risk, in need and/or looked after.
  • To maintain an up to date assessment, care plan and reviews for all cases
  • To maintain accurate, up to date, and relevant case recordings and any other records as specified in departmental guidance and procedures utilising tools such as Frameworki as appropriate.
  • To contribute through team meetings and organisational events to the development of the service.
  • Attend supervision regularly having actively prepared.
  • To take responsibility for reporting of risk properly through the line management structure.
  • Ensure that expenditure on cases is properly authorised and recorded.
  • Ensure that reports are up to date, of a high quality and submitted according to appropriate timescales.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and in partnership across agency boundaries.
  • To attend a range of meetings including child protection case conference meetings and court hearings to represent the department.
  • To undertake direct work with children, young people and their families in line with agreed care plans.
  • To be responsible for all data on allocated cases:
  • data entry on Frameworki and any other electronic tools or database
  • ensure data is kept up to date and accurate at all times
  • data required for specific PIs/targets, etc is entered in a timely way
  • to be responsible for the accuracy of data and be able to validate own data reliably
  • To maintain and develop up to date knowledge and relevant skills through training.
  • To carry out all work within an equal opportunities framework.
  • These activities may be varied from time to time to meet the changing needs of the service and its client group.
  • The post holder reports directly to and will be supervised by the Deputy Service Manager/Service Manager
  • The post holder will maintain regular supervision through regular meetings and briefings in line with the Department's supervision policy.