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Senior Social Worker - Referral and Assessment Team

  • Location

    South East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £35.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    32

  • Job ref:

    rem-123_1549884951

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Senior Social Worker to work within a Referral and Assessment Team (R&A) for a Local Authority in South East London.

Job Purpose

  1. To manage an assigned caseload of children and families, independently, in compliance with agreed casework objectives, assessing and managing risks appropriately, and in accordance with statutory regulations and guidelines.
  1. To Investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse or ill-treatment of children; undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children, young people; maintaining appropriate personal/professional boundaries.
  1. To work to range of legal options to support investigation and protection and accommodation; if required give evidence in court; using contingency planning to anticipate complexity and changing circumstances.
  1. To liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities.
  2. To work with children and young people, families, carers and communities to formulate care plans in partnership, based on their assessment of need.

About you

  • HCPC registration required
  • Strong R&A experience is required (please only apply if you have worked in R&A Team)
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full compliance required

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