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Qualified Social Worker - Leaving Care - Essex

Mbi Staffing
Posted 16 days ago, valid for 12 days
Location

Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1PG

Salary

£32 per hour

Contract type

Full Time

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  • Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Leaving Care
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £32 per hour
  • Years of Experience: Over 3+ years Children social services experience
  • Requirements: A background in Leaving care, Enhanced DBS, Social Work England registered

Qualified Social Worker - Leaving Care - Essex - 32ph

Mbi Medical arepleased to be working with Essex county council to find a Qualified Social Worker to join there Leaving Care team.

Job Purpose

-Managing a defined caseload, the Social Worker is responsible for working effectively with children, young people & families/carers to achieve positive change and improved outcomes.This includesenquiry, assessment, purposeful intervention through direct work and review in relation to Child Protection, Child in Need and Children Looked After, achieving permanency through care for Children in Care.

Main Duties

- Assess, plan, review and provide support to a child, family or carer with complex family or social care needs, taking full account of appropriate legal frameworks, policy and guidance.

- Assess family functioning, providing help and support, when relationship breakdown threatens to impair the health or well-being of children at risk of abuse or neglect.

- Work collaboratively, building effective working relationships with other professionals, internally and externally to help children, young people and families improve and gain control of their lives when safety or ability to participate in their community is restricted.

- Carry out an assessment or enquiry and plan responses to safeguard a child from abuse, neglect or exploitation, building effective relationships with children, adults and families as appropriate, including intervention when information or circumstances suggest there may be a need to remove a child from their parents or carers.

- Arrange appropriate alternative care (including, where appropriate a permanent home) in collaboration with children, young people and their parents/carers where the parents/carers cannot care for them.

- Accountable for making recommendations about whether a case has reached the threshold for statutory intervention.

What You Need?

- Over 3+ years Children social services experience

- A background in Leaving care

- Enhanced DBS

- Social Work England registered

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