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Pre Birth Assessment Social Worker

Job Description

Croydon Council are recruiting for a Pre Birth assessment Social Worker

To contribute to quality assurance exercises and activity as part of the service's quality assurance framework. 

To adapt personal practice in response to the findings from the quality assurance framework.

To maintain up-to-date knowledge of research findings, legislation, statutory guidance and policy developments relevant to the service area.

To apply the research evidence, legislation, guidance etc. in practice: in assessments, professional judgments, care plans, direct work with children and families and matching of child / family needs and services.

Manage a Children and Families caseload, to include complex and diverse cases involving assessments, reviews, interventions and preparation of reports to effectively meet the needs of the child.

To ensure and evidence that children, parents and family members are partners in assessment, planning and the delivery of help and services and this directly impacts on outcomes.

Promote a practice philosophy which seeks to empower service users, build on indivudal strengths, and develop strategies which support them to understand, manage and respond to risk and to ensure assessments and plans reflect this.

To ensure that partner professionals and agencies are fully engaged and coordinated in assessment, planning and the delivery of help and services.

To contribute to the delivery of the Service's engagement strategy and, depending on level, have responsibility for a particular relationship.

To build up a comprehensive knowledge of all available services and make full use of them through evidence-based matching.

if you're interested in this role please call Delanie on 01772 208964 or email