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Social Worker - Family Assessment Centre - Haringey

  • Job reference: FAC24092020
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Worker - Family Assessment Centre - Haringey
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Qualified Children's Social Worker to join the Family Assessment Centre on a permanent basis for Haringey Council. The successful post holder will be responsible for ensuring children and young people are safeguarded by undertaking parenting assessments, running parenting programmes and undertaking direct work with children and young people.
This is a permanent vacancy.

SALARY - £33,418 - £44,860
CONTRACT - permanent
HOURS - full time
CLOSING DATE - Thursday 8th October 2020

HOW TO APPLY - please send your up to date cv to Jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or call 01772 208964 and ask for Jennifer for more information

WHAT YOU NEED
*Active SWE registration
*Satisfactory enhanced DBS
*Recognised social work qualification
*Experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and their families
*Experience of undertaking specialist PAM's assessments
*Knowledge and experience of using psychodynamic framework as a tool in understanding family dynamics to support families reach their potential
*Experience of undertaking parenting programmes
*Ability to assess and identify levels of risk and need and deliver a protective or supportive service for children and young people
*Ability to produce court statements and when required, give evidence in court on behalf of the local authority
*To promote the welfare of children in need with particular regard to their age, sex, health, race, religion, culture, and life experience as appropriate


About Haringey Council
We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and improving the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19 year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow's leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey Council is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. We are a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people who join us, do so as they see Haringey Council as a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that creatively serves and develops Social work.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.