WorkwithYork are working with clients in York who have new temporary opportunities for Qualified Social Workers to join the Children’s Assessment Team.

You will have:-

• Experience of working with families and assessing risk and needs
• Experience in arranging strategy meetings, completing S.47 enquiries and S.17 assessments within a timescale.
• Active listening skills, an ability to assimilate a variety of information, analyse key facts and reach quick balanced decisions determining appropriate courses of action;
• Experience of prioritising your workload and responding to tight deadlines in a fast-paced specialist children’s social work team;
• Excellent organisation and time keeping skills.
• Good administrative and IT skills and the ability to use case recording systems (ideally Mosaic);
• An excellent understanding of outcomes for young people, with strong empathetic interpersonal skills and sensitivity.

We can offer:-

• A supportive team with regular supervision;
• An initial 3 month assignment, with the potential for extension;
• Competitive rates of pay, PAYE, holiday pay, pension.

Other essentials

• An appropriate Social Work qualification: CQSW, Dip. SW, CSS or equivalent;
• SWE (formerly HCPC) registration;
• Eligibility to work within the UK;
• At least two years post qualification and recent CP/CIN social work experience

Please apply with a full CV, including contact details of two referees (at least one of whom must be your last/current employer) or complete our application form and email to applications@workwithyork.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all WorkwithYork staff to share this commitment. Ideally, you should therefore have a current valid DBS registered with the Update Service; otherwise we will require successful applicants to undertake an online Enhanced Criminal Records check via DBS.

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