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Social Worker

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/22/178954
  • Published: Thu 13/01/2022, 16:02 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 10/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,711 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Waltham Forest

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic social worker to join our SGO and Connected Persons Team with experience in Special Guardianship/Connected Persons/Foster care matters.

 

The task of the SGO and Connected Persons Team is to:

  • Undertake Viability and Schedule 4 assessments to a good standard.
  • Undertake Full SGO and Kinship Assessments to a good standard and to court ordered timescales.
  • To present Viability/Schedule 4 Assessments to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for Regulation 25 extensions.
  • To present Kinship Assessments to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for full approval.
  • To supervise Regulations 24 & 25 carers until a final approval by the Fostering & Adoption Panel.
  • To complete court ordered statements to a good standard.
  • To present cases at the Practice Support Group meetings and actively participate in the session drawing on their experience and understanding on research and theories impinging on the child/family dynamics.
  • To develop sound child centred SGO support plans collaboratively with the Child’s Social Worker.
  • To assist the Finance Officer in undertaking financial assessments of SGO/Kinship carers in a timely manner.
  • To present completed financial assessments to the Finance Panel prior to the granting of SGO orders by the court.
  • To undertake a Foster carers assessment for new carers to a good standard within timescale and present to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for approval.

 

 

 

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • JD

How to Apply

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/22/178954
  • Published: Thu 13/01/2022, 16:02 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 10/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,711 - £39,774
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Waltham Forest

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