Qualifed Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

  • Location
    Croydon, Surrey
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

This is a great opportunity for a Qualified social worker to work within a busy Referral and Asessment team. This is a Temporary Social Work position based in Croydon. As a Qualified social worker, you will be dealing with a caseload of complex care needs.

Your responsibilities as a Qualified Social Worker:

  • Manage a caseload where children or younger people are in Need and subject to Child Protection Plans, LAC and/or Leaving Care.

  • To deliver relevant interventions in order to safeguard children and ensure their needs are met whilst also aiming to effect long-term positive change to improve the life experiences of vulnerable children and younger people

  • To keep children safe and to undertake or contribute towards child protection investigations and to provide assessments and recommendations that facilitate decision-making by appropriate line managers.

  • To provide clear verbal and written reports to a high standard which may be used in a wide range of meetings and legal proceedings.

  • To maintain accurate and full records of contact and interventions with service users in line with the department's policies and procedures.

  • Ensure that children experience a positive transition between services and between childhood and adulthood.

  • To participate in duty systems as required

Requirements for you as a Qualified Social Worker:

  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent

  • Current registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)

  • Must have at least three years post qualifying experience with children

Did you know that the Adecco Group holds the contract for agency Social Work roles in the following 15 London Local Authorities. We are currently seeking Social Workers for roles working with Children, Younger People and Adults in all London! Open vacancies include: Children's - * Fostering * Adoption * LAC * Duty * First Response * Children in Need * Reviewing Team Adults - *Hospital Discharge * CMHT * AMHP * Community * Transitions * Learning Disability

Benefits of working with the Adecco Group and what we can offer?

  • The Adecco Group are the MSP for 15 London local authorities , so we have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role

  • Market leading rates of pay

  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you - just enjoy your hard earned money each week

  • A market leading £250 referral bonus, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us

  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Natalie Stubbs