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Social Worker – Childrens Assessment

  • Location: Buckinghamshire, England
  • Salary: £28 - £28 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Childrens Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children across Buckinghamshire within the Childrens Assessment Team.

The role:

To deliver targeted and specialist social work services for children and young people in need of support, protection and care. As a Childrens Social Worker on the assessment team you will respond to new referrals from professionals and members of the public. They will investigate allegations of neglect, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse so that a child or young person is protected from harm.

Key Responsibilities:

· Holding a mixture of cases including complex cases.

· 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.

· Work with children and young people, families, carers, and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning.

· Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities.

· To maintain an awareness of own professional limitations and knowledge gaps.

· To make effective use of supervision and appraisal as an opportunity to critically reflect on casework and to identify learning and development needs to continually improve upon practice; and to support CPD.

· To demonstrate the standards of proficiency as required by the HCPC to maintain registration.

· To work within the organisation’s professional policy and procedures and code of conduct.

Applicant Requirements:

· Qualifications: Degree in Social Work

· Experience: Experience on Assessment Teams

· Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.

· Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

· Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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