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Qualified Social Worker

  • Employer: London Borough of Redbridge
  • Reference: RQ000912
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 19:37 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 36
  • Salary: £35,751.00 - £40,869.00
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Redbridge

We are looking to recruit an aspiring Qualified Social Worker who is ready to take the next step in their career and move to a long-term Child Protection role based within the Community Social Work Team at Station Road, Barkingside.

This role would suit a highly motivated, dynamic and tenacious individual who is competent with their statutory duties under the Children Act 1989 and has a sound understanding of other legislation and guidance relating to Safeguarding Children.

This role will entail excellent assessment/analysis skills, a clear understanding of thresholds and a flair for thinking SMART and creatively in relation to care planning for those children who are subject to Child in Need and Child Protection Plans. The role will also include holding some of the most complex cases that are in PLO and Court Proceedings and therefore practice experience around cases in court is essential.

Other tasks will include taking responsibility for mentoring and supporting Newly Qualified Social Workers as well as playing an integral park in enhancing Social Work Practice across the service.

You should have the following attributes:

  • has experience of working with children, young people and their families.
  • has excellent writing skills and who is confident in representing the service at professional forums.
  • is committed to achieving positive outcomes for Children who are subject to Child in Need, Child Protection plans as well as those that are subject to Court Orders.
  • has experience of completing assessments and developing SMART care plans for children, young people and their families; and
  • has a proven track record of establishing positive and meaningful relationships with children, young people and their families as well as colleagues.

All post holders are expected to maintain professional standards of practice and to work in accordance with the Directorate vision, values, procedures and managerial guidance.

Ambitious for Redbridge

  • Employer: London Borough of Redbridge
  • Reference: RQ000912
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 19:37 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 36
  • Salary: £35,751.00 - £40,869.00
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Redbridge

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