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Qualified Social Worker Referral & Assessment

Ackerman Pierce Ltd

Twickenham

Permanent

£40725 - £43614/annum £3000 Golden Hello

TW14BH

Posted: 06/06/2024

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Qualified Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

Achieving For Children Organisation

Kingston and Richmond area

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker within the Referral and Assessment service in the Social work Industry. Our client Achieving for Children has a well-structured and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels.

The role offers flexible working hours for working parents and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within Wokingham Borough.

Main duties include:

Initial Assessments and Core Assessments
Section 47 Investigations
Contributing to the duty rota
Initiating care proceedings
Working in a multi-agency capacity to support families and children
Initial child protection reports conference reports

Requirements:

Qualified Social Worker with a recognized social work qualification (degree or diploma).
Registered with the appropriate regulatory body (e.g., Social Work England).
Proven experience in a social work role, (preferably within Referral and Assessment but this is not essential)
Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures related to social work practice.Key responsibilities will include:

To work as part of a team to provide information, advice and signposting to vulnerable adults and their careers.
To receive referrals for Adult Social Care Services, prioritizing and managing risk on a day-to-day basis. Managing a varied case load.
Make use of their professional specialism to determine eligibility for the provision of Community Care Services.
Where necessary, arrange interim adult Social Care Services, with an overarching role to ensure the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable residents and their carers.
Initiate Self Directed Support, so a planning amount can be set for a Personal Budget
Use a strengths-based approach to provide advice and signposting to other sources of support as required.

Benefits:

We can offer you a host of excellent benefits including:

Generous Annual Leave allowance
Local Government Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Sports & Leisure Discounts
And more!

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to delivering high-quality social work services.

We look forward to receiving your application and embarking on this rewarding journey together in creating positive change within the Kingston and Richmond community.

For more information on this or any other Qualified Social Work positions in London, please contact Callum Parr at Ackerman Pierce recruitment agency on (phone number removed)

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