Experienced Social Worker – Family Safeguarding Team

Reference:
CP28061802
Sector:
Social Care
Salary:
£28 to £32 Per Hour
County:
Luton
Contract Type:
Temporary
Closing Date:
30/07/2018

Luton Borough Council are looking for a Social Worker to join the Family Safeguarding Teams based in the Town Hall.

There are 5 teams for this model - North, East, South, West & Central - The new model will be being phased out across the teams one by one - therefore the successful candidates for these roles will need to bear in mind there will be a period of transition in which training will be being provided from the DfE funding to all involved.

Receive and co-ordinate referrals, undertake assessments/formulate care plans, arrange action and review services for children and families.

The ideal candidates will need to have a strong understanding of the "Toxic Trio" - further information attached to this role within documents.

The team require an experienced social worker to take hold of complex cases and move them onto the next stages of their plan.

The ideal candidates will hold the below experience:

•                  Frontline

•                  Referral & Assessment exp

•                  Intake assessments exp

•                  Child Protection

•                  Care Proceedings

Ability to manage own case load is essential.

Candidates will need to be flexible in their approach during this transition into the new family safeguarding model Ability to work as a team with a keen interest to adapt to a new way of working Ability to make professional judgments in a multi-disciplinary setting.

Specifications

  • HCPC registration
  • Qualified Social Worker Qualification (Dip, BA, MA etc.)
  • 3 years PQE

 Working with Evergood Associates offers you a number of benefits including: 

Your own dedicated specialist consultantAccess to the widest variety of social work jobs across local authorities and private organisations throughout the UKReliable Payroll run on a weekly basisFree DBS and compliance service£150 recommend a friend scheme

If you would like to find out more, apply for this position or enquire about similar roles please call Chloe Prior on 01992 513 777 ext 3 or send your CV and contact details to Chloe.Prior@evergoodassociates.co.uk