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Job Reference: 48603

Child Protection Social Worker

  • Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Alice Gilbert
  • £35 - £35

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Child Protection Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children across Bradford.

The role:

As Child Protection Social Worker, you will be responsible for acting as a link worker for the parents and looked after children. The role of a Child Protection Social Worker is a key position that brings together the needs of looked after children and young people, the support and management of children, liaison with the parents and the court system and delivery of the service.

Key Responsibilities:

1 Undertake preventative work with families, providing them with support material aid and financial assistance to diminish the need for care or accommodation.

2 Investigate complaints of neglect and ill-treatment of children.

3 Provision of accommodation.

4 Receive children committed to the care of the Authority and use Child Assessment and Emergency Protection Orders.

5 Accept responsibility for and supervision of children in care and set up reviews of such cases at defined intervals.

6 Undertaken investigations into prospective family, friends and foster parents and supervise fostering arrangements in both private and Local Authority approved cases.

7 Give evidence in the Courts in care and other proceedings which the Authority may institute, including the presentation of reports.

8 To undertake training to ensure career development.

9 To act in accordance with the priority and policies of the Children’s Division and Department.

10 Liaison with other agencies and organisations in line with the responsibility outlined above, in order to fulfil the provisions of a social work service.

11 To provide an access to service for client groups other than Children, Young People and Families.

12 Will facilitate maximum user consultation and participation in line with policy.

13 Provide training for and supervision of social work students and volunteers.

14 Participate in the provision of training throughout the Department.

15 Act as a member of a Professional Development Group or s Service Planning Group.

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • CQSW, CSS, DIPSW or equivalent.
  • Social Workers who have already progressed to Level 3 will need to provide proof of progression and will be expected to achieve PQ1 within six months of appointment.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 ½ years post qualification experience as a social worker except where varied by existing agreement.
  • Must have experience of Children’s legislation.
  • Direct experience of working with children and/or young people and their families.

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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