Qualified Social Worker-Children and Young People Disability Service

Location Camden Town
Salary £25 - £28 per hour
Discipline
Social worker – CYPDS (Children and Young People Disability Service):

• An experienced social worker is required to provide a specialist social care service to children and young people aged 0-25 where they have a disability or complex and profound needs.

• The service provides short breaks as well as statutory social work interventions for children and young people under child protection procedures, where necessary and where the child/ young person is looked after by Camden.

• To assess, plan and review disabled children and young people for short breaks, wellbeing and safeguarding purposes.

To hold a caseload of statutory cases including Child in Need, Child Protection, care proceedings, Looked-After Children and Transition work to prepare young people for adulthood.

• To undertake a range of duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Department specified in The Children Act 1989, Care Act 2014 and other legislation appropriate to work with children, young people and their families.

• To work closely with colleagues (Health, Education, Schools and Adult Social Care) to support the further development of a 0-25 year service.

• The role involves regular direct work, joint working, home visits and reflective sessions with clients, colleagues and partners.

• Candidates must have significant experience as a social worker and be able to manage complex cases