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Family Court Advisor | Early Intervention | CAFCASS Ipswich

Apply 2020-07-29 12:04:20 2021-01-09 Caritas Recruitment
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Family Court Advisor | Early Intervention | CAFCASS Ipswich

Date posted: July 29, 2020
£26 - £30 per hour
Suffolk, England
Job description



*Please do not apply unless you are a Qualified Social Worker with Social Work England Registration as your application will not be considered*

An interesting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified social worker to join CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory Service) to work in the Early Intervention Team, and represent the best wishes of the child during legal proceedings.

Early Intervention Team

  • Able to ensure children are safeguarded specifically at the first stage of private family court applications.
  • Able to analyse safeguarding concerns and make recommendations based on this.
  • Good Court Advocacy skills
  • The Early Intervention Team (EIT) deals with private law applications. The role of the EIT FCA is to undertake telephone interviews with service users to ascertain if there are any safeguarding concerns. Other information is also considered as part of the assessment and a short letter is filed to advise the court on the most safe and appropriate way forward. EIT FCA's will also undertake court duties. The work is fast paced and short term so MASH/referral and assessment experience is beneficial but not essential. All FCA's when commencing work in EIT have a thorough induction and are supported by an allocated Practice Supervisor and Service Manager.

    The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:-

  • Excellent analytical skills and experience in completing analytical reports
  • Competent in dealing with complex cases
  • Good Interpersonal skills and experience of multi-agency working
  • Resilient and able to work within challenging environments
  • Good Court Advocacy Skills, Experience of providing oral evidence in the family court
  • Good Therapeutic/Counselling skills
  • Good Time Management and Excellent organisational skills
  • Start date: As soon as possible

    Caritas Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers. We supply Qualified Social Work staff to over 150 local authorities UK wide on a permanent and temporary (locum/contract) basis.

    If you are a QUALIFIED SOCIAL WORKER who is actively looking for work but this vacancy does not match your requirements please contact me (Gemma Bridgman) at Caritas to discuss other job opportunities.

    Caritas Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

    Reference: GB3663CAFEITi_1596020660

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