PERMANENT – Social worker- Edge of Care Team

Location essex, United Kingdom
Date Posted October 3, 2019
Category Social Workers (All Grades)
Job Type Social Work
Ref: PERM001547
Location Essex
Profession Socialcare
Grade PERM
Hours Full Time
Team Edge of Care


Social worker- Edge of Care Team

£31,371 to £36,876

Level 8 Qualified Social Worker to join the Edge of Care Team to work with parents/families and children to complete Reunification Assessments, plans and direct work with families within children who have become looked after. As part of a reunification strategy the work will ensure young people who come into care are placed back at home where it is safe and in their best interests to do so. The work expected to be completed within the team would encompass, Reunification Assessments, Sibling Assessments, Viability Assessments, Life Story Work and developing transition plans for the children, families and carers if it is assessed as appropriate for the children to return to the care of their families as a pose to remaining in foster placement. The successful candidate will also need to ensure the work programmes and interventions for the families are age appropriate and meet the needs of the whole family and the wider community. To be successful in this position you need to be a HCPC registered qualified social worker with experience of Children Services, maybe you are a front line service social worker that wants to take more of a behind the scenes position. You must be committed and caring person with first class communication skills. You will ideally have experience in working within a local authority setting and be able to demonstrate your commitment to effective team working, excellent communication skills, be proficient with using various computer systems and programmes, have good time management and be able to work under pressure. For more information please call 020 8506 1111 (option 1)

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