Salary: £42,262 – £47,460 (including local weighting & market supplement)
Hours: 37 hours per week
At Slough Children First we offer exceptional support, flexible working and a chance to do things differently. We are proud to have created a place where social work can flourish. Our young people are looking for social workers who are down-to-earth, honest, approachable and who can be themselves. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
As a social worker within our Assessment & Intervention Service, what we call the front door, you will be responsible for undertaking social work on allocated cases and producing outcome-based plans that reflect the needs of and risks to children and their families. You will develop effective relationships with children, young people and their families to improve the impact of work and determine the level of service available.
We are looking for candidates whose CVs reflect but are not limited to the following experience/knowledge:
Completing assessments of the needs of children and their families
Knowledge and ability of multiagency working
Ability to explore and assess risk
Drawing up plans of intervention in the lives of children and their families
Knowledge of family network meetings/family group conferences to draw up family support plan
Knowledge of the Children’s Act; particularly sections 17 and 47
Presenting cases in multiagency meetings/settings
Writing professional reports
Ability to work collaboratively with families
Court work experience is an added advantage
Ability to effectively communicate with children and actively involve them in the assessment of their needs
Do you have a Social Work qualification and are registered with Social Worker England?
Would you like a dedicated professional to support you in your next social care move?
If the answer is yes, we’d really like to talk to you.
Please contact Lowrie Roberts on email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager