Specialist Children's Court Social Worker

Posted 13 March 2023
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour + benefits
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Central Bedfordshire is looking for a Social Worker to join their Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) Assessing Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have extensive experience in a Court team setting. Being able to assess the needs of each child and family comprehensively is vital to the success of this role.

Benefits for you as an FDAC Assessing Social Worker:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of up to £35.00 per hour
  • Home and flexible working available
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport
  • Work in an environment with a restorative approach to Social Work

Your responsibilities as an FDAC Assessing Social Worker:

  • Undertake initial gateway screenings to fully inform families on the service and how they can get the most out of it
  • Work in collaboration with the Child's Social Worker as well as a number of other Social Work Professionals in the MDT team set up
  • Be a key part in court proceedings
  • Comprehensively identify levels of risk within a case

Requirements of you as an FDAC Assessing Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of court work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle are essential to this role

Location: Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire

Umbrella pay rate: up to £35.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email kscoggins@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!