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Children's Social Worker

Apply 2020-06-18 06:00:16 2020-07-02 Caritas Recruitment

Children's Social Worker

Date posted: June 18, 2020
157.41 Daily
Durham, England
Temporary
Job description

Office based and none case holding for Front door and MASH

An opportunity has arisen within the First Contact MASH team at Durham, for a full time experienced SW. First Contact is the Front door into Childrens services, and the role is to undertake daily multi agency DV screening and triage, receive and undertake enquiries on and apply a threshold to safeguarding referrals. and speak directly to family members and other professionals, and outcome to the appropriate service within timescales.
In addition, we have a multi-agency MASH to which you will rota in as MASH SW and to undertake appropriate checks. The post is utilising signs of safety and is based within a large stable multi agency team. The role is office based 8.30 - 5pm and 4.30 on a Friday, and there is no active caseload beyond a 24hour timescale.
The post is in a stable team that has been deemed as a Strong front door by OFSTED its rare for a vacancy in the team. We currently are half office and home based within COVID times with good IT systems. There is onsite free parking.
Applicants need to be experienced with a good understanding of SW practice, policy and procedures and assessing risks whilst reflecting risk and vulnerabilities, apply a Strengths based approach and demonstrate an understanding of legal frameworks and experience of multi-agency working, with good report writing skills whilst working under pressure.
In return there is good team support and a learning environment with commitment to professional development. The post is for approximately 3 months when recruitment to the vacancy will be viable.


Reference: 6183611628173

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