Ref. 62686

Social Worker – CiC Refugee Team

  • Location: Fareham, England
  • Salary: £38 - £38 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for 1 Children in Care Refugee Social Worker to work for Hampshire County Council based in Fareham.This position is full time (37 hours per week) and is paying £38 per hour. 

This is a hybrid role.

The Role:

To support people from refugee backgrounds to restore safety and enhance control, and reduce the disabling effects of worry, fear and anxiety by providing basic needs such as health/mental health care, welfare, education, accommodation, social networks, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage an allocated social work caseload relating to children, young people and families

    within the locality, including child protection and court work.

  • Prepare for, and participate in, planned work relating to court and court orders effectively and

    within appropriate timescales.

  • Undertake assessments in accordance with legislation, policies and procedures; with

    consideration to both the Framework for Assessment and risk in order to inform analysis and


  • Identify children in need who may also be in need of protection and effectively safeguard them.
  • Assess the needs of children and young people and determine an appropriate level of

    intervention and service provision, including packages of support for families. Negotiating,

    coordinating and providing and/or commissioning services as appropriate.

  • Gather information for referrals to assist in the determination of whether there is a need for

    intervention within the continuum of need and a referral recorded with Children’s Social Care.

  • Ensure the needs and wishes of children are fully addressed in the assessment and planning

    process and that there is evidence of children and young people’s participation.

  • Share responsibility for planned intervention and service provision with partners, participating in

    formal case reviews which will include the full range of statutory meetings and other planned

    meetings, as necessary.

  • Comply with LCC and service-specific administrative and financial procedures including the

    maintenance of appropriate and up-to-date records.

    March 2018

  • Liaise with designated line manager and comply with service requirements regarding

    supervision, undertaking continuous professional development and attendance at formal


  • Be aware and responsive to the differing needs of all groups within the community.
  • Undertake any other duties in relation to this area of work, including membership of the team’s

    duty rota.

  • Participate fully in the CAF process and be fully conversant with and work within the

    Safeguarding procedures and protocols within Lancashire County Council.

  • Contribute to the development of social work students

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS/SWE Registration
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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