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salary £40000.00  to: £45000.00   Annual
location Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

Job Description

Social Worker Sawbridgeworth 40k-45k per annum (depending on experience)

There is an opportunity for a talented social worker to join our team.

We are looking for ambitious, experienced children s social worker to join our family assessment centre in Sawbridgeworth Herts. Easy commute from Harlow Hertford or Bishops Stortford

All applicants should be as passionate as we are about protecting children, giving parents the needed support and putting children and families at the heart of decision-making. We know our work can be challenging and demanding, hence why we provide a safe, supportive and positive working environment.

Job Purpose

To work with children, families, other agencies and the community to improve the lives of children and families, enabling them to be independent, safe and remain together where possible, receiving the right intervention and support when needed.

Successful Applicant will have

A Social Work qualification & HCPC registration

Experience of handling complex children and families court cases and/or experience of child protection investigations

a breadth of experience, including managing, monitoring and chairing children s plans; coordinating multi-agencies, writing excellent, accurate and concise reports and engaging with and building relationships with children and families

An understanding of the impact of abuse, social deprivation and disadvantage on children, young people and their families

Knowledge of children s social care theory, legislation and practice in relation to working in a statutory children''s setting

knowledge and understanding of the application of safeguarding principles and a good understanding of the nature of the work and the difficult and complex decisions required to promote a child''s welfare

The ability to produce concise and accurate written work including reports and case records to deadline

The ability to analyse information and make appropriate decisions and judgments for the welfare of children and their families.

The ability to make the best use of the knowledge, support and expertise of managers, colleagues and other professionals

Resilience with the ability to manage the emotional impact of the work, actively making use of appropriate support

the ability to integrate and apply social work knowledge, values and skills to practice situations in a purposeful, intentional, ethical and professional manner to promote well-being

The ability to act with integrity and impartiality, promoting a working environment that supports our values

A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

be able to safely transport children and families as and when this is needed.

Flexibility in working arrangements/hours to meet operational requirements including responding to emergencies.

A supportive and inclusive team where you will be empowered to make good professional decisions supported by regular supervision

A wide variety of learning & development, coaching & mentoring.

20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays each year and a good pension scheme.

For more information contact Mick Hull Fieldview Care Recruitment Solutions

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