Cafcass Early Intervention Team - Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Are you a qualified social worker with good safeguarding and risk assessment skills? Would you be interested in joining a new pilot scheme working for Cafcass who were voted best social work employer of 2016?
This is a brilliant opportunity to work for Cafcass who champion the interests of children and family court proceedings, being part of a newly developed team that will have an impact on the future development of Cafcass nationwide.
* Fully Qualified Social Worker (DipSW, CQSW etc)
* MINIMUM of 2 years' experience working in a statutory setting
* HCPC registered
* Strong Safeguarding and Risk Assessment skills
About the role:
This role is part of a continued project which will see you join an Early Intervention Team working up to the first hearing as a safeguarding service. You will be screening allocated work to identify immediate risk of harm to the children by conducting a telephone risk assessment interview with relevant parties.
Also using information from other agencies then producing a short report with your findings to present them to court with recommendations on how to progress, then following the hearing either close the case or transfer to the Work After First Hearing team.
A high turnover and short term involvement with the cases is the desired outcome. You will also be expected to commit to the duration of the pilot to ensure the best outcome is achieved.
About the package:
* Opportunity for flexible working
* Due to not having to go out on visits being a car driver is not always essential
* You will be fully trained in the work to first hearing tools and private law
You will be working on behalf of Capita Social Care Resourcing, which includes the following benefits:
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs nationwide
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Up to £250 referral fee
If you are interested in this role or want to speak to us about any further opportunities please apply now or call me Ben Burrows on 0161-274-8523.
Please be aware, if you have not had a reply within 5 working days we would kindly ask you to assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Capita Social Care Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
- £ 26 - 28 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 19 May 2017
Closes 16 Jun 2017
This job was posted to: Social worker