Social Worker Children's

Location Waltham Forest
Salary £26.00 - £28.50 per hour
Discipline
London Borough of Waltham Forest are one of the London Boroughs that have signed into the Memorandum of Co-operation on Children's Agency Social Workers. I am sure the majority of you are aware of the obligations that Waltham Forest have agreed to under the MOC. More can be found on the below link, which includes some additional information, the capped rates on Childrens Social Care roles and the reference template. http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/node/4744/employers-networks/heads-human-resources/memorandum-co-operation-childrens-agency-social The pay rate for the below role is: - Day 1 -

 The post is that of Social Worker within Children and Families Services and is responsible for a range of activities to support the Service in maintaining high standards and compliance with Regulations and National Minimum Standards.
To assess Special Guardians and connected carers, providing support alongside this where the child is already in placement under a temporary approval. To devise support plans and seek approval of these, supporting up to the point of the order and then working with the post order support team to hand the support over. This role will manage a caseload as well as contribute to team effort in, supporting and advising colleagues and carers. To actively promote and provide training and development for carers. Connected Persons / Special Guardian assessment and support; Care Standards investigations; forms and procedures development. Supervisory visits, accurate and contemporaneous recording. To provide evidence in court. The role may also involve some Post- Order work with SGO carers.