Social Worker - All Age Transitions Team (0-25) - Basildon

Recruiter
Working For Essex
Location
Essex
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Expires
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

2 x Social Workers - All Age Transitions Team (0-25)Salary GBP30,000 to GBP35,000 per annumPermanentFull Time contract - 37 hours per week South Quadrant Children and Young People with Disabilities (CYPWD) are currently running a pilot for the 0-25 team meaning we work with children and young people aged between 0-25 who meet the criteria for intervention from the CYPWD team. The 0-25 service for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs brings children and adult social workers together to provide a single service to support a young person from birth until the age 25, avoiding the need for a formal transition at the age of 18. The role of the social worker in the young people with disabilities team is to manage a caseload of children/young people with disabilities requiring assessment of their needs, advice, support and development of care plans and support packages in accord with practice guidance.Within your team you will provide an integrated service to help families meet the needs of their children/young adults, build their resilience and support young people progress from childhood into adulthood. Please note that for this team, Adults experience is particularly desirable. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent - essential
  • HCPC registration as a registered social worker - essential
  • Experience in Adult Social Care - highly desirable
  • Skills in assessment and report writing
  • Knowledge of court work in relation to child care matters and an understanding of the legal process
  • Knowledge of current legislation pertinent to child protection (e.g. Children Act 1989, Children Act 2004, Guidance and Regulations, Every Child Matters)
  • Knowledge of current legislation relating to adult social care
  • Knowledge of disability issues, including SEND legislation
  • Knowledge of therapeutic methods of working with dysfunctional families and/or families in crisis
  • Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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