Social Worker – Referral and Assessment Team

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Job Description

Social Personnel are looking for an experienced social worker to join a referral and assessment Team in North London.

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, family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child
  • To provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence
  • On the basis of assessed needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families
  • 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
  • To manage the workload as directed, organise, and plan work activities taking into account the need to prioritise tasks and responsibilities
  • To maintain case records, keeping case files well organised, up to date and able to provide concise and accurate information about a child’s circumstances and plans
  • To respond to contacts and requests from other agencies in a timely manner
  • To maintain management information about children and their families by inputting data in line with the IT frameworks which have been adopted by the service

What you need:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience working with local authorities.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.