Social Worker - Family Assessment Stafford

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Location Stafford
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Contract Permanent, Full Time
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Salary £ - £32,000
Location - Stafford
Salary - £ - £32,000
First Blue Family Assessment require an experienced Social Worker to work with families residing at our brand new service in Staffordshire. You will need to be able to carry out, and have experience of completing family assessments, as required by the individual care plans.

It is essential that you::

  • Hold a degree in Social Work, or equivalent Diploma where applicable.
  • Be Social Work England (SWE) registered.
  • Have worked in a residential family assessment centre, community assessment team or conducted assessments in some manner.
  • Have excellent report writing skills, good verbal communication and the ability to effectively manage your own workload.
  • You must have experience in court report writing.
  • You must be able to effectively work with parents and children.
  • You must be able to assess and evaluate reports to a high standard.

Role responsibilities::

  • Work alongside the service leadership team to design, implement and ensure robust and fair assessment are completed.
  • Work with colleagues to continuously improve and develop the training and induction package offered to both staff and residents.
  • Undertake direct assessments of families, though you will have a considerably reduced case load to enable you to effectively discharge other duties.

In return you can expect::

  • A competitive salary, which will be reviewed annually.
  • Continuous professional development.
  • A supportive and enjoyable work environment.
  • Employee benefits, such as our employee assistance programme.
If you would like to work for a professional and passionate company who has the interests of their children/young people and employees at heart. If you have personal passion and drive to make the difference to the lives of children and young people, then please apply today!

First Blue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.
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