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Locum Social Worker - Assessment & Intervention

  • Salary: £207 per day
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Date posted: 13-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002906_1507901180

Charles Hunter Associates are currently seeking an experienced Qualified Social Worker to join a Assessment and Intervention Service with Essex County Council's Chelmsford Office.

Assessment and Intervention teams are the gateway through which children, young people, parents and carers, and other agencies gain access to Children and Families services. Assessment and Intervention undertakes incoming assessment and short-term intervention work with families.

They focus on children in need (CIN) and their families, offering three month intervention. They also deal with S47 child protection enquiries, and work jointly with the police and other partners in assessing immediate risk for children that come to their attention. Assessment and Intervention primarily transfer cases into Family Support and Protection Teams should families require longer-term intervention, or if the children become subject to a child protection plan or come into care of the local authority. If following an assessment and brief intervention the family do not require a social work service, they could be stepped down to Family Solutions as part of the Early Help Offer.

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own dedicated consultant with specialist market and sector knowledge
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Prompt and reliable payroll which runs weekly
  • Free access to our online social work training portal with CPD materials - worth £500 a year
  • Daily Pay rate £207
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

You must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Clear, Enhanced DBS
  • Social Work Qualification
  • Minimum of 2 year's post qualifying experience
  • Assessment experience

If you wish apply or would like a detailed Job Description, please contact Helen Rudd on 0118 948 5555 or Alternatively, you can apply through the website.