Social Worker - Children Support & Protection

Location Tower Hamlets
Salary £35.00 - £36.50 per hour
Discipline
Working with Children and Families
• Completing single assessments of parents and the potential risk to their child/children
• Working with parents with mental health issues, substance misuse and domestic violence
• Working with children and families with learning disabilities
• Undertaking Child Protection and Child in need home visits
• Section 47 investigations
• Carrying out duty work; making referrals and Assessments
• Writing court reports
• Working with diversity
• Actively contributing to team working, supporting colleagues, covering for colleagues in their absence and taking part in team meetings
• Prepare Child Protection conference report and Looked after child review reports
• Prepare court reports for care proceedings
• Prepare care plans for children and young persons
• Attend and participate in Child Protection conference and Reviews.
• Attend and participate in Looked after child review
• Organise and chair core group meetings with other professionals
• Participate in Strategy meeting with other professionals
• Attend and Chair placement planning meetings for Looked after children
• Prepare and monitor and review care packages for looked after children
• Organise and chair to prepare and review Child in Need agreement meetings with other professionals
• Carry out viability assessment on prospective kinship carers
• Attend and contribute to various multi-disciplinary meetings these include Child Protection Conferences; Child in Need Meetings, complex professionals meeting and Pre-proceedings meetings under the Public Law Outline.