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Senior Social Worker

Reference: TW23494
Location: Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Job Sector: Social Worker
Date Posted: 15/04/2009
Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Senior Social Worker based in Essex.
1.Managing a caseload of service users requiring assessment of their needs,
2.Carrying out Initial and core assessments and investigations and co-ordinating support packages as necessary.
3.Liaising and developing close working relationships with other professions and agencies to ensure service users receive services in accordance with assessed needs. DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent.
4.Experience in a Child Care setting. Recent experience of communicating with children of all ages and working in partnership with parents and/or carers.
5.Experience in planning activities and programmes for children, young people and parents. Knowledge of Court work in relation to Child Care matters and have an understanding of the legal process Knowledge of current legislation pertinent to Child Protection (e.g CA1989, CA 2004, Guidance and Regulations, Every Child Matters.
6.Knowledge and understanding of child development theories. Experience in Child protection work, especially Section 47 investigations and assessments. Knowledge of therapeutic methods of working with dysfunctional families and/or families in crisis.

Pay rate is between £25 and £30 per hour.

Tradewind Recruitment Referral and Refund Scheme

* Refer a friend today and you will receive £100 cash once they have worked 30 days through Tradewind Recruitment
* We offer a GSCC refund to candidates who have worked through Tradewind Recruitment for a period of 6 months

Register with us and receive over 50% discount on all our Professional Development Courses once you have worked through Tradewind Recruitment.
Please give us a call if you would like to find out more about our immediate vacancies and Social Work careers.

Terms and Conditions apply

If you are interested in this position please email your CV to socialwork@twrecruitment.com or contact our Consultants directly on 08458801273.

Tradewind Recruitment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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