Our Client, Swindon Social Services, is looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Assessment Child Protection Team.
The ACP team undertake assessments and investigations of any issues relating to child protection. The service is provided by Experienced Social Workers, who carry out statutory assessments involving home visits, consulting with other professionals / practitioners and agencies, gathering information for the assessment and analysing the potential risk to any child or young person. After the completion of the assessment, the case is either closed or held to the point of transfer to the Long Term Locality Teams.
Ability to analyse and interpret information from a range of sources
Ability to assist in monitoring the work of the Team in order to be able to evaluate practice and to identify unmet need
Ability to create innovative, appropriate packages of care in order to maximise independence whilst minimising risk
Ability to deal sensitively with people who are under stress
Ability to deal with highly sensitive and, possibly, distressing information in a manner which allows for positive risk management but adheres to confidentiality policies.
Ability to identify and manage risk, including positive risk taking. Ability to understand issues involved in the assessment and management of risk
Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, especially with reports
You will need to be:
Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 2 years post qualifying experience
If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.
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