SOCIAL WORKER job in Essex – Assessment & Intervention team.
Supply Care Solutions are a market-leading Medical, Social Care and Education recruitment consultancy, we offer a range of accredited services across the public sector, providing highly skilled, compliant professionals in all grades and specialties, including short, long term and permanent positions.
Type: Permanent Work
Hours: Full time (Monday to Friday) 37 hours
Salary: £34,712 to £46,751 per annum
Join a dynamic and supportive environment where social work thrives! Our Children and Families service is built on a foundation of collaboration, integrity, and compassion. We’re committed to promoting the development and wellbeing of children, young people, and their families while safeguarding them from neglect and abuse.
This position is only open to Experienced Social Workers, post ASYE. In line with our Skills and Capability Framework for an experienced Social Worker the basic salary is between £34,712 per annum and £46,751 per annum with 9 entry points across the range.
Assessment and Intervention (A&I)
These teams are the gateway through which children, young people, parents/carers and other agencies gain access to Children and Families services. Assessment and Intervention undertakes incoming assessments and short – term intervention work with families; working with children from pre- birth up to a child’s 18th birthday.
They focus on children in need (CIN) and their families, offering three months’ intervention. They also deal with S47 child protection enquiries and work jointly with the police and other partners in assessing immediate risk for children that come to our attention. A&I primarily transfer cases into Family Support and Protection Teams should families require longer-term intervention, or if the children become subject to a child protection plan or come into care of the local authority. If following an assessment and brief intervention the family do not require a social work service, they could be stepped down to Family Solutions as part of our Early Help Offer.
Managing a defined caseload, the social worker is responsible for working effectively with children, young people and families/carers to achieve positive change and improved outcomes. This includes enquiry, assessment, purposeful intervention through direct work and review in relation to Child Protection, Child in Need and Children Looked After; achieving permanency through care for Children in Care.
Qualified Social Worker Requirements
– CSW/CQSW/DipSW/BA/MA in Social Work
– Candidates must be Social Work England Registered
– Proven post qualifying experience in working with childrens services
– Current Social Worker England registration and enhanced DBS Disclosure
– Eligibility to work in the UK without work permit or visa restrictions
– Commitment to the safe care and well-being of vulnerable people
If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111
Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK. * All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. We are recruiting professionals across all specialisms and grade. We offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker you refer to us *Terms and conditions apply. Supply Care Solutions works in conjunction with Monitor/TDA rate caps