Social Worker - Disabilities

Location Barnet
Salary £33.00 - £35.50 per hour

Small team with permanent managers, low caseloads and hybrid working. Rate will be 'UP TO £37 LTD P/H'
We have a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and offer free parking. The working environment consists of new offices with good transport links and is within walking distance of the local tube station. Hybrid working 1-2 in the office per week. Children's disability team - up to 18 years old. Candidate will be:
• Assessing the needs of children with disabilities and their families.
• Providing emotional and practical support, advice, and advocacy to children with disabilities and carers, as required
• Liaising and developing close working relationships with other professionals and agencies including, Health, Education, Police and Voluntary agencies to ensure service users receive services in accordance with assessed needs and within a multi-agency framework, this also includes working with some of the special school’s in Barnet.
• Ensuring that children with disabilities who are looked after, on the child protection or Child in Need plan or in Transition to Adult social care are well supported, visited within timescales and cared for in accordance with good practice and statutory requirements
• Undertake s.47 investigations where there are safeguarding concerns.
• Preparing and presenting reports in a clear and accurate way and within timescales, presenting children’s needs to panel and implementing packages of care including short breaks.
• Undertaking Child & Family assessments, creating SMART Child in Need plans.
• To have up to date knowledge of relevant children’s legislations such as the children Act 1989/The Children and Families Act 2014.

It would be helpful if SW has experience and knowledge of working with Children with a range of complex needs and disabilities. The post sits in a children's disability team.
Candidate must have completed their ASYE successfully and at least have 12 months of Children With Disability experience please