To hold a recognised social work qualification and be registered with the General Social Care Council
Experience of assessments and childcare planning for children identified as vulnerable and in need
Experience of completing assessments and reports that identifies vulnerable children in need, children who need protection and safeguarding, including unborn children.
Experience of planning for children becoming looked including the use of a range of statutory powers and the courts
Experience of working with and engaging Young People / Children with Special or Additional Needs
Experience of working, in partnership with parents, extended families and those representing them
Experience of using electronic children's records and maintaining service user information systems
Experience of working in a front line Referral and Assessment Duty Service.
Experience of delivering quality assessments and services to children and their families from different ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds
Social Worker: Family Support Service
Job Summary: To provide a social work service to members of the local community to include an appropriate range of statutory duties with the more vulnerable clients or those with complex problems. The postholder may be expected to accept responsibility for action in relation to the liberty or safety of clients in emergency situations