Social Worker

Lichfield, Staffordshire
£30,756.00 - £35,229.00 per annum
17 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

1 position at 37-hours per week (permanent) based in Lichfield

The Care Proceedings Team is responsible for Care Proceedings from granting of the Interim Care Order to granting of final orders for all age children.

You will be responsible for assessments, Court statements and presenting evidence to the Court.  You will have responsibility for planning for children in the care of the Local Authority which can be for return home, placement with friends or family, adoption or long term fostering, and undertaking the care planning and Court work required to ensure timely permanency planning is achieved for children

The ability to engage and communicate with children is essential and to support children in care to reach their full potential.   You will need to work closely with colleagues in Safeguarding, Fostering, Adoption and Friends and Family Teams. 

If you are confident and have the skills and experience to manage a busy caseload then this is an opportunity to join a busy and supportive team who are committed to producing high quality work within a service which has a clear focus on achieving positive outcomes for children and young people.  

For an informal discussion please contact:

Alice Townshend, Team Manager on Tel:  01543 510273

Closing Date:          Friday 10 May 2019

Interview Date:        Monday 20 May 2019

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