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Qualified Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

Qualified Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

    ben@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    32

  • Job ref:

    Ben_1531818764

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Purpose:

  • To undertake Initial and Core Assessments within the required timescales in accordance with the DoH Assessment framework.
  • To undertake the investigation of child protection referrals and to provide assessments that facilitates decision making by appropriate line managers.
  • To accommodate children and young people and initiate care proceedings when appropriate.
  • To formulate care plans in partnership with children and young people, their families and other providers of care and assistance based on the assessments.
  • To produce court statements and when required, give evidence in court on behalf of the Local Authority in Family Proceedings Court and any other court within Family Division as required.
  • To provide verbal and written reports to Child Protection conferences, strategy meetings, planning meeting and reviews.
  • To maintain and develop up to date relevant skills and knowledge of current legislation, policy and social work practice, through training as required or agreed by Team Manager.
  • To take responsibility for managing an individual caseload, having regard to the relative needs of all service users and ensuring an effective use of time and resources.
  • To attend and make use of supervision and staff appraisals.
  • To contribute through team meetings and organisational events to the development of the Assessment and Child in Need Service.
  • To participate in the development and implementation of performance indicators and quality service standards.
  • To maintain accurate and up to date electronic case records in line with Departmental policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that all expenditure on cases is properly authorised and recorded and that cases with financial packages are regularly monitored and reviewed.
  • To act as duty officer on a rota basis and as required by the Team Manager.
  • To report any concerns about abuse or malpractice by colleague, in line with the Council's Whistle Blowing Policy.
  • To ensure that all legislation and local council policies regarding Health and Safety are adhered to.
  • These activities may be varied from time to time to meet the changing needs of the service.

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*
  • Receive up to £250 for finding your own job*