Social Worker – UASC Team – Shropshire

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  • Salary:
    £29.93 / hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    29th February 2020

Job Description

Job description:

Social Personnel are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join a Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children Team in Shropshire.

 

Duties:

  • Be the allocated worker for children looked after, specifically UASC
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements are met including, Looked after reviews, HAP’s and PEP’s
  • Complete, review and monitor pathway plans
  • Attend the Home Office to support children through the immigration process
  • Undertake front door initial assessments
  • Encourage and support looked after children and leaving care young people to participate in all decision-making processes affecting their lives
  • Provide ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and review for cases
  • Undertake effective analysis and management of risk for allocated children/young people
  • Implement permanency plans and maintain up to date Care or Pathway Plans
  • Monitor and promote health, education and EET needs and any special needs
  • Re-assess children/young people’s needs in the light of changes in circumstances
  • Comply with legislation, guidance, and practice standards, including statutory visiting and recording
  • Ensure all records and information systems are kept accurate and up-to-date

What you need:

Qualifications

  • Degree in Social Work or near completion of, or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW), Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), Certificate in Social Services (CSS)
  • Valid Registration with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)

 

Desirable:

  • Post Qualification Award or willingness to work towards qualifying awards

Experience

  • Experience in children and families work.
  • An understanding of assessment and an ability to organise and maintain systems/recording. Knowledge of child care legislation, guidance and regulations which pertain to Looked after Children and safeguarding.
  • Experience in undertaking assessments
  • Experience of the case management of Looked after Children

 

Desirable:

  • Merton Age Assessment Compliant Training
  • Experience of working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children and children who are at risk of trafficking or exploitation.

 

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