Social Worker Assessment and Child Protection

Location Swindon
Salary £35 per hour
Discipline
Assessment and Child Protection Service (ACP). The ACP team undertake assessments and investigations of any issues relating to child protection.

The service is provided by Experienced Social Workers, who carry out statutory assessments involving home visits, consulting with other professionals / practitioners and agencies, gathering information for the assessment and analysing the potential risk to any child or young person.

To undertake professional and comprehensive casework for a complex caseload of children and young people.
  • To maintain high professional standards and good overall knowledge of relevant legislation regulation and practice methods, ensuring that you are abreast of new developments. Provide guidance and support to less experienced staff to help them develop their professional skills and knowledge. 
  • As lead professional, to contribute to the provision of good quality services which integrate government and local initiatives and guidance (including Working Together, ChildProtection procedures, Looked After Children’s processes, the Assessment Framework and Common Assessment Framework).