Qualified social worker - Child Protection Team

Location Cornwall
Salary £22 - £24.24 per hour
  • Have experience of statutory social work with children and families
  • contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
  • To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children                               
  • Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
  • For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
  • To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH
  • Guidelines and timescales
  • To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
  • To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
  • To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work
  • To ensure that Statutory and Professional requirements are met in line with Legislation and DoH Guidance, this including adherence to National Standards in Adoption, Foster Care, and Residential Care