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Social Worker - Children with Disabilities Team

Job reference: HQ00085108
Barnstaple
Up to £38.00 per hour
Contract
Social Worker

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work within a children with disabilities team based in Devon. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £38 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties:
- To understand the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child.
- Carry out Investigations into cases where children have suffered or likely to have suffered significant harm. Provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence.
- To undertake interviews, observations and gather information from children, families and other agencies to analyse, summarise and evaluate the information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs, balancing risk and protective factors within a child protection framework.
- To attend Court where directed, and present evidence and act as an advocate on behalf of the Devon County Council to provide advice and guidance to the court to best inform decisions about the children or young persons future.
- Ensure that all necessary referrals are made to relevant agencies, working together with them to promote safeguarding and wellbeing of the children or young persons.

Requirements of the social worker:
- Degree or equivalent in social work
- Current HCPC registration
- Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services

Apply today:
This social worker job is advertised by Mark Andrews; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.