Social workers/Senior Practitioners (Permanent)

London, Greater London, England
£ 31000 - 45000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
5 Sep 2019
31 Oct 2019

Job Description

  • 3 years experience of court work
  • Good knowledge and understanding of care proceedings, care planning for permanence and adoption.  
  • Sound knowledge and experience of child protection
  • To undertake Assessments within the required timescales in accordance with the Framework
  • To assess, and identify levels of risk and need and deliver protective or supportive service for children with a child protection plan
  • To implement care plans by working in partnership with parents and colleagues from other agencies to effect better outcomes for children with Child Protection plans
  • To accommodate children and young people and initiate care proceedings when appropriate
  • To formulate care plans in partnerships with children and young people, their families and other providers of care and assistance based on these assessments
  • To produced courts statements and when required, give evidence in court on behalf of the Local Authority
  • To promote the welfare of children in need with particular regard to their age, sex, health, race, religion, culture and life experience as appropriate
  • To provide verbal and written reports to child protection conferences, strategy meetings, planning meetings and reviews

  • To maintain and develop up to date relevant skills and knowledge of current legislation, policy and social work practiceTo use information technology systems to carry out duties

  • To take responsibility for managing an individual caseload, having regard to the relative needs of all service users and ensuring an effective use of time and resources
  • To attend and actively make use of supervision and performance appraisal
  • To contribute through team meetings and organizational events to the development of the service
  • To maintain accurate and up to date electronic case records in line with polices and procedures
  • To ensure that all expenditure on cases is properly authorized and recorded, and that cases with financial packages are regularly monitored and reviewed
  • To act as duty office on a rota basis and as required by line management
  • To report any concerns about abuse or malpractice by colleagues in line with the Council’s Whistle Blowing Policy
  • To ensure that all legislation and local council polices regarding Health and Safety are adhered to
  • These activities may be varied from time to time to meet the changing needs of the service

Although it is not possible for us to respond to all applications, we at PE Global will do our upmost to give you feedback on your application. You have sent your Cv into us as a company and even though you have sent your CV to a particular position, we are making the reasonable assumption that you are active on the job market and as part of our normal recruitment service we will discuss other suitable positions with you. You are free to opt out of this so please specify in your application to us if you just want to be contacted in relation to a specific vacancy. Your Cv is sent to a central recruitment inbox which a number of people in the applicable PE Global division have access to and so this means that you might not be contacted by the named person in this advert.

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