Social Worker (Childrens, Schools And Families) (Social Care - Qualified 1)

Location Cornwall, England
Salary £30.00 - £32.50 per hour
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We require a qualified, experienced social worker for our Child Protection Team in Liskeard whilst recruitment takes place.
***Plus a contribution towards travel and accommodation expenses subject to negotiation***
Cornwall Council’s Children and Family Services deliver effective front line services that safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Our social workers are innovative, positive and dedicated to make a real difference. Team Managers ensure regular reflective supervision and our training package is second to none.
Cornwall is a beautiful part of the Country whereby you can enjoy a healthy work life balance.

The successful candidate should be able to hold child protection cases, have good written and verbal communication skills to work with a range of professionals and vulnerable families and Chair multi-agency core group meetings. To complete and present reports within the Child Protection arena using Signs of Safety approach.
• Court work including formulating and writing social work evidence, care plans and assessments;
• Child Protection work including risk assessments, reports to Child Protection reviews, management & chairing of multi-agency core groups
• Working closely with children of all ages and with parents in often extremely stressful circumstances
The candidate must hold a recognised social work qualification and be able to travel and have their own transport. The role is initially for 3 months with the possibility of being reviewed for extension.