Children & Families social worker

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
Generic Network
Place:
Cornwall
Date:
11/14/2011
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
267996

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My client is looking for an experienced Children's services social workers to provide Social Work Services to a vulnerable children and families team. The ideal social worker will be the Primary Worker with case responsibility for allocated work, and assist the department in achieving permanence in the best interests of children.
Applicants must have a Social Work degree and be registered with the GSCC/CCW.
The role will include the following tasks;
?Carry out initial & core assessments & oversee the delivery of support services.
?To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need cases
?Manage a case load of Looked After Children and when appropriate, Child Protection cases
?For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers
?To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH guidelines and timescales
?To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
?To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
?To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work

If you would like more details on the post including options of working away from home in a picturesque part of Cornwall, please get in touch.

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