Social Worker -Childrens in need

Location Cornwall
Salary £23.70 - £25.80 per hour
Discipline
Accountabilities
• contribute to the adequate protection of children from harm by assisting in the assessment of risk, and the delivery of support services
• To be Primary Worker with case responsibility for Children in Need, Children
• Looked After by the Local authority, and when appropriate, Children in need of Protection
• For those working in Foster Care and Adoption Services to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential carers to ensure looked after children receive safe and enhancing family experiences
• To produce Assessments of Children in Need and their Families according to DoH
• Guidelines and timescales
• To provide reports for departmental meetings, LAC Reviews, CP Case Conferences, Legal Meetings, Permanence Planning Meetings and Court Hearings and attend these as required
• To work directly with children and their families, foster carers and permanent alternative carers to ensure the best interests of children are met.
• To manage any financial arrangements associated with allocated work
• To ensure that Statutory and Professional requirements are met in line with Legislation and DoH Guidance, this including adherence to National Standards in Adoption, Foster Care, and Residential Care