Social Worker – Duty & Assessment team

Location: London  |  Greater London  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Romi Gooden
Job Reference: JC_35761
Salary: £28 - £35
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for Social Worker’s to work in the Duty and Assessment team in the North London area.

The role:

As a Qualified Social Worker in the Duty and Assessment team you will respond to new referrals from professionals and members of the public. You will have to investigate allegations of neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse so that a child or young person is protected from harm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initial meetings with service users and families to gauge the severity of their situation and identify obvious root causes.
  • Build trust-orientated relationships with service users, providing them with a platform to access information and support throughout their recovery.
  • Write up assessments in accordance to industry best-practice and timescales. All paper-work must be systematically processed for security and future access.
  • Propose coping techniques and achievable steps towards recovery for both service users and families.
  • Meet and communicate with your multidisciplinary team to build an efficient service network for end-users.
  • Provide evidence for court cases and liaise with legal teams.
  • Attend case hearings, reviews, conferences and regular service user home visits.
  • Participate in training and development courses to stay in touch with new and progressing industry standards.
  • Signpost people to other agencies or complete an assessment of need.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree or equivalent in Social Care. Must be a qualified Social Worker.
  • Experience: Previous experience working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Temporary position.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Social Worker who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Social Care. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.