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Qualified Social Worker - Referral & Assessment

  • Location

    Croydon, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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  • Job ref:

    Ben - R&A_1616588173

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


 Carry a number of complex cases including care proceedings and make assessments of need, plan appropriate resources and monitor and review in line with the policy framework.  Liaise with other agencies in providing effective childrens services to individuals and families and develop effective partnership working.  To provide informal support to less experienced and qualified SW's in the team and to contribute to on the job training in relation to team policies and procedures and induction arrangements.  To engage children and families and build a quality of relationship that directly impacts on outcomes.  Promote a practice philosophy which seeks to empower service users, build on indivudal strengths, and develop strategies which support them to understand, manage and respond to risk and to ensure assessments and plans reflect this.  To contribute to the delivery of the Service's engagement strategy and, depending on level, have responsibility for a particular relationship.  To build up a comprehensive knowledge of all available services and make full. Use of them through evidence-based matching.  To maintain records that evidence our engagement with children and families, informs the quality assurance framework e.g. quantitative, qualitative and outcome information for the children and families; the views and experiences of children and families  To contribute to quality assurance exercises and activity as part of the service's quality assurance framework.  To adapt personal practice in response to the findings from the quality assurance framework.  To maintain up-to-date knowledge of research findings, legislation, statutory guidance and policy developments relevant to the service area.  To apply the research evidence, legislation, guidance etc. in practice: in assessments, professional judgments, care plans, direct help and matching of child / family needs and services.