Edge Of Care Case Worker
Edge Of Care Worker based in the Children and Social Care Safeguarding Team.
Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest
- Interview on 4th and 5th May 2023 (for both internal/external candidates)
- Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road London E17 4JF
Edge Of Care Worker
Full Time – 12 months fix term
The Families Directorate of Waltham Forest is working to the principles of Safe, Well, Independent and Resilience; and we recognize that by adopting creative approaches to support children and young people to avoid coming into the care system or being accommodated. This approach system is fundamental to achieving these principles for our children and young people. The role of the Edge Of Care Worker will be key in the promotion of securing positive outcomes whilst working in conjunction with a range of partners.
The key accountabilities for this role include:-
- Gather, assess, and record information about the young person and family by liaising with various services and interpret these in the context of possible safeguarding need. Providing timely and high-quality assessments and reports to various professional meetings.
- Recording evidence of the supervision of the young person and families on the Safeguarding information systems in accordance with local standards.
- Conducting home visits in accordance with local protocol/safeguarding concerns.
- Meeting the holistic needs of the young person by adopting an end-to-end supervision approach to the young person and their carers.
- To represent the Service at multi-agency panels where required
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Francis Offiah, Team Manager, on 07967708196.
Closing date: 27th March 2023
Interview on 4th and 5th May 2023 (for both internal/external candidates).
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith, and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.