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Qualified Social Worker - Children In Need Team

  • Location

    Hackney, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £36 - £37 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - CIN_1631694035

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:


Hackney Social Services are looking for a qualified social worker to join their children in need team.

Key Accountabilities

Each of the five key accountabilities is outlined below. Each area is divided into two sections: the desired outcome and the activities required to meet that outcome.

  1. Assessment

Outcome: To provide a clear and accurate assessment of a child and his/her family's needs in line with statutory guidance

  • To undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies. To analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs
  • To understand the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child
  • To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework

1.4 To provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence

1.5 To review and reassess when necessary and be open to a change of view in response to new evidence