Qualified Social Worker Job – Children In Care team - Kent (Whitstable)
Our client in the Kent area are looking for a Social Worker to join their Children in Care team.
Your main job duties will include:
- Managing a Children & Families caseload of various levels of complexity, involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action contributing to the effective application of resources to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families.
- Working in line with the Competency Framework
- Manage a Children & Families caseload to include complex and diverse cases
- Assessments, reviews and the preparation of welfare reports and court attendance
- Contribute to and review the development of ongoing initiatives to achieve a more effective use of resources within Children & Families Services
- Initiate and develop close working partnerships with statutory agencies, voluntary and private sector agencies, carers and those with parental responsibility in order to facilitate effective service delivery.
- Inform advise, counsel and support clients and carers, individually and in group settings
- Ensure that information systems, e.g. CAFIS, and client records are effectively maintained to provide up-to-date and accurate information, upon which decisions affecting service delivery can be made.
- Recruit, train, assess and support adoptive parents and foster carers to ensure that there is a suitable range of placements to meet the needs of children within the District and across the County and to facilitate the adoption and fostering process
You will need previous post qualifying experience and HCPC registration.
Please register your interest now by clicking the Apply now button.
Whether you are looking for temporary, permanent or contract work we can assist.
By Working with RT-Social Care you will receive the following benefits:
- Free DBS and compliance service
- Access to vacancies across the UK
- Dedicated Specialist Consultant
- Access to our range of training opportunities
- Excellent Aftercare Service
- Prompt and reliable payroll
- Networking opportunities at our numerous candidate events
- £250 referral fee*
RT Social Care is an equal opportunities employer
*Terms and conditions apply