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Qualified Social Worker - Referral and Assessment (R&A)

  • Location

    Sutton, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £34.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to work within a Referral and Assessment Team for Sutton Council. (Must be available to start 30th November)

Job Purpose

The Referral and Assessment service is to help children in need living with their families in the community to achieve good outcomes in their health, education and family relationships and to ensure they are appropriately safeguarded, by assessing needs and planning and coordinating the care arrangements necessary to meet their needs as identified. The Referral and Assessment Service completes assessments referred via the new First Contact Children's Service (Previously known as MASH) who are living in the London Borough of Sutton and who meet the threshold for support.

The service is busy with a manageable caseload and there is a very stable and highly supportive manager group who are keen to develop and encourage staff with training and provide an environment of growth and development.

Social Workers in the RAS team will act as duty Social Worker on a rota basis, respond to crisis situations, carry out single agency assessments, undertake direct work with children and families, work closely with partner agencies such as the police and health services, transfer cases to other services via a seamless transfer process and Social Workers regularly attend group supervision giving staff a chance to reflect on situations and share knowledge.

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