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Qualified Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Qualified Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

  • Location

    Chessington, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £34.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    34

  • Salary low:

    32

  • Job ref:

    rem9696_1592224946

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    On-going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within a Children with Disabilities Team for Achieving for Children based in Chessington.

Job Purpose

  • We are the team who work with all of the children referred for services required for our most vulnerable disabled children.
  • We undertake all of the initial assessments with our children who are referred through our Single Point of Access.
  • We respond to child protection concerns and initiate Initial CP conferences, we complete thorough assessments which inform the next steps.
  • This can be to offer advice and guidance, short term or long term support as a child in need, to step over to family support colleagues and in some situations may mean seeking legal support and entering proceedings.
  • We also work with children who are looked after which may be because of their being in a residential placement and thus away from home for a significant amount of time.
  • We assess need and draw on our short breaks offer and coordinate care packages.
  • Whatever we do, we do as a team. You will be supported by your line manager but also from being able to seek peer support through group supervision and informal discussions.
  • Caseloads are low when comparing to other London Boroughs which means you have time to make a difference. This is varied and interesting work.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

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 directly