Referral and assessment team needs you

£28 - £32 per hour
Nov 16, 2017
Dec 16, 2017
Liam Birtwhistle
Jobseeker Type
Organization Type
Non-Profit and Associations
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a qualified social worker? Do you have passion to help children and make their lives better? Can you use your well founded knowledge and experience to generate a positive outcome for misfortunate children?

If so this job could be just for you!

A local authority in the east of England are looking for experienced social workers to join their team as a senior social worker and a qualified social worker, both the roles are within the referral and assessment team where your duties will be to carry out assessments within the homes of children ensuring that their best interest is at the forefront of your mind and making sure they are in a stable and safe environment, where they can flourish.

The assessments have to be carried out through rules and regulations set by the governing body and must comply with section 47 of the child act and if a referral is made to the courts in respect of the welfare of the children then compliance with section 7 may occur and a report to the courts must be had.

The roles have come about through the local authority and the children's services expanding with urgent need for more social workers. Not only through this expansion are more staff needed but the aim is to also keep caseloads down for the social workers to ensure that the best possible service is given to the end users, the children, and so that the complexities of each case can be investigated thoroughly ensuring the best possible outcome for the children.

So if you have passion for helping children and making sure they are safe and in a nurturing environment, where they can flourish then this role is for you

To be successful you must be;

  • A qualified social worker, with a minimum of 2 years' experience
  • HCPC registered
  • A driver with a clean licence
  • Experience in working in a referral and assessment team, children in need team, looked after children's team or long term child protection team
  • Experienced in carrying out assessments and reports to the courts

If this role sounds like you then please apply by calling me on 020 7940 2105 and asking for Liam Birtwistle, emailing me on

Otherwise please apply online and I shall contact you