Social Worker - Non-Caseholding -Court Team

Location Northamptonshire
Salary £36.00 - £38.50 per hour
Discipline
Location:
Northampton / Daventry / Wellingborough / Kettering / Corby
Remote working options available
If remote working - laptop and phone to be collected from the office at the start of the assignment
If office based - full Covid-19 protection measures are in place. Most offices are working on a rota basis; however, all offices are set up to be Covid safe
Duration of assignment: 26 weeks / ongoing
Ideal start date: ASAP
Job Category/lot details: Social Care Qualified – Lot 14
Job description:





This role involves work for children in care cases, so will require a social worker with the experience and confidence to perform in a court environment.
The workers would be full time (so cannot do this on top of other work) and would primarily be completing parenting assessments and other tasks to support allocated social workers i.e. visits, LAC reviews etc. It would be ideal if candidates have court experience, can demonstrate their skills in completing assessments and ideally are trained in Parent Assess.
Whilst as non-case holding social workers, they would not be writing final evidence and care plans they may need to attend court for cross examination on assessments completed.
£150 PER WEEK EXPENSES AVAILABLE IF THE CANDIDATE LIVES OVER 60 MILES FROM THEIR ALLOCATED OFFICE. PROOF OF ADDRESSES MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF ROLE ACCEPTANCE TO QUALIFY.
Selection Process (e.g. Skills Test, Interview etc.) Virtual interviews via MS Teams / Zoom / Phone call
Any other comments: Will consider flexible working options but must be able to conduct face to face visits