Children’s Social Worker - Children in Need Team job in East London

Children’s Social Worker - Children in Need Team | Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care

Children’s Social Worker - Children in Need Team

Synopsis: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Children’s Social Worker for the Children in Need Team in East London.

Main Duties:

To undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies

To analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child’s needs

To understand the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child

To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework

To provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence

To review and reassess when necessary and be open to a change of view in response to new evidence

To work closely with the therapist assigned to the Social Work Unit and take advice in devising and implementing clinical interventions with children and their families, in various settings including family homes

To carry out planned interventions using a range of tried and tested methodologies including systemic and social learning theory approaches

To use research findings and statutory guidance to inform social work practice

To utilise problem solving skills within the context of a professional relationship with parents and their children

To develop and manage Child Protection Plans for all children on the Child Protection Register in line with child protection procedures

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

Hold a recognised social work qualification and must demonstrate that they have training and/or experience relevant to the post

Hold appropriate HCPC registration

Must have experience with children in need and their families

Skills in working effectively with children and families, in varied and complex circumstances

Overview

  • Location: East London
  • Job Title: Children’s Social Worker - Children in Need Team
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