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Child and Famly Social Work Practitioner

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/07/2019 23:59
+ temporary 5% Recruitment and Retention Payment
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
The Civic Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We have a twelve-month fixed term opportunity for an experienced social worker to join the Looked after Children and Young People Service. You will be a qualified social worker with the ability to encourage, support and engage with children, young people, parents and carers to promote participation in all aspects of service delivery . You will have the ability to place the child/young person at the centre of all practice and decision making; knowledge & skills in identifying and implementing appropriate plans for children & young people; an understanding of child development; an understanding of the role and importance of policies and procedures; an understanding of and ability to apply relevant legislation and guidance. You will be able to demonstrate working with others and behaving in a way that respects the rights of others and take into account their needs and is not discriminatory.

You will have experience of working in a statutory children and families social care setting, safeguarding and working with looked after children & young people and assessing children and their families. Experience in assessment, analytical report writing, and effective communication skills is also essential.

It is essential that you have a recognised Social Work qualification, and are registered with the HCPC. A current driving licence and access to a car, or means to mobility support is also an essential requirement of the post. If successful you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

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