Social Worker - Family Support

Social Care
£192 to £207 Per Day
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The FS&P Teams work with families that have long-term complex issues,  require more than three months’ intervention, and where children are subject to child protection or child in need plans or where children can no longer live at home and care proceedings need to be initiated. FS&P Social Workers are responsible for building on the relationships with families using systemic and strengths based social work approaches. Through this they will work alongside families to achieve positive change within the context of managing risk. The work is varied and involves working with Public Law Outline (PLO), taking families into proceedings and first hearing only, Special Guardianship Order (SGO) assessments and Section 7 court reports, reviewing as well as updating assessments and plans for children subject to Children in Need (CIN), Child Protection (CP) or Looked-After Children (LAC).

You will need a Diploma or  Degree in Social Work, CQSW, CSS or equivalentRegistration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) as Registered Social WorkerDemonstrable capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards eg Professional Capability Framework (PCF), Knowledge & Skills Statement (KSS)Case recordingDemonstrate ability in the application of SW knowledge, using emotional intelligence, analytical skills and act with confidence in challenging social and family situations.A good working knowledge and ability to use information technology and related systems eg, Word, SW case recording systemsRequired to be mobile throughout a wide operational area including travelling around the County of Essex and beyond, transporting service users and their belongings and to be able to do so in an  emergency.  Driving licence and car or ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.

Required to work flexibly as required, including evenings and weekends if necessary.

Working with Evergood Associates offers you a number of benefits including:
• Your own dedicated specialist consultant
• Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across local authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
• Reliable Payroll run on a weekly basis
• Free 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