Qualified Social Worker, Glamorgan Council, Childrens Intake & Family Support Team


Ref: EN243-18

Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Glamorgan
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN243-18

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Glamorgan Council, Childrens Intake & Family Support Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children’s Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of children under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Holding a caseload of children subject to Child Protection Plans and Children in Need
• Undertaking Wellbeing Assessments
• Providing support and intervention to families and children in need
• Liaising/ Working close with partnership agencies to safeguard and support the families and meet the children/ young people's needs
• Compiling Initial Child Protection Conference reports
• Convening and chairing Core Group Meetings
• Initiating and implementing Child Protection Plans
• Working within pre-proceedings and Public Law Outline
• Initiating Care Proceedings
• Reviewing and implementing children's individual care plans
• Chairing Care and Support meetings
• Attending court, preparing statements and care plans and giving verbal evidence when required
• Attending CSE/CE/HSB Multi-agency meetings
• Completing SERAF risk assessments
• Undertaking joint visits with Police to safeguard young people
• 37 hours per week(flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth £500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530