Social Worker – Child Protection & Assessment Team – West Yorkshire

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Job Description

Job description:

Social Personnel are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join the Child Protection & Assessment Team in West Yorkshire

 

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
  • Completing Risk Assessment

What you need:

  • Have post-qualified experience
  • Be eligible to work in the U.K.
  • HCPC registered and have a DBS.
  • Completed ASYE
  • Child Protection experience

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • Access to the best roles across the UK earlier than other agencies; Social Personnel are a top Tier 1 agency through many of local authorities and trusts nationwide
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Your weekly payment processed even if it misses the weekly approval cut-off for the 1st week – ending delays payments to you
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for referring your colleagues to work for Social Personnel
  • Highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and many, many more…

 

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please call Calvin on 0203 929 4018 or e-mail calvin@socialpersonnel.com