Social Worker Children - Assessment and Intervention

Location West Sussex
Salary £36.00 - £38.50 per hour
Location : Worthing. Centenary House, soon to be Bridge House
Duty Weeks : one week in every four and candidates are expected to be in the office for this week.
The candidate must drive as this is essential to fulfil the role requirements.
We are also accepting part time workers to submit CVs, for A&I they have to work a minimum of 4 days
As a Children’s Social Worker you will be at the forefront of assessing need and risk for vulnerable children and their families. You will be responsible for achieving positive change and improved outcomes by undertaking high quality assessments, care planning and, as appropriate, child protection investigations, to prevent the separation of children from their families where possible. You will ensure that children and young people are adequately protected in line with our policies, procedures and relevant legislation.
Our Assessment and Intervention service is a fast paced, busy and supportive duty team completing child and family assessments, Section 47 enquiries, Child Protection and Child in Need work whilst planning for permanence from day one.
The candidate needs: -
- To be an experienced social worker with at least 2/3 years experience in an A&I Team
- Recent Front line – child protection work
- Good assessment skills that are able to identify risk
- Direct work with children to be able to identify their needs
- Good multi agency working experience
- Drivers licence to ensure visiting families is done efficiently and without relying on public transport