FDAC Social Worker

Change Grow Live
Walsall, West Midlands
CGL points 29 to 36 (£28,050.04 - £34,156.18)
18 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
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FDAC Social Worker

Location: Walsall - West Midlands

Job ID: 2021-3989

Type of Contract: Permanent

Contracted Hours Per Week: 37.5

Salary Range (pro rata if part time): CGL points 29 to 36 (£28,050.04 - £34,156.18)


Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

An exciting opportunity to work within the Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) as a Social Worker


We are looking for highly trained and motivated people who have an ability to work in a fast paced environment against tight deadlines but with a real passion to make a difference to vulnerable children and families. You will be part of a special team delivering a Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) to improve outcomes for children involved in care proceedings, offering an alternative & more successful way of supporting parents to overcome substance misuse, mental health & domestic abuse problems that have put their children at risk of serious harm. .

No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team working intensely with families in care proceedings. As an FDAC Key worker you will be responsible for writing assessments and preparing court reports so good report writing skills and attention to detail is important.

You should have experience of working with families, adults and young people who have complex needs, engaging them in interventions, utilising a whole family approach, empowering them to reduce risk, increase resilience and supporting them to lead a safe, happy and healthy life.

FDAC gives you the opportunity to enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives. Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you so click apply.

  • This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
  • A Disclosure and Barring Services/ISA checks will be undertaken

Closing date: 11th June 2021

Interview Dates: 21st June 2021

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: https://careers-changegrowlive.icims.com/jobs/3989/fdac-social-worker/job

If you have any questions or concerns on this opportunity that you would like to talk through, please contact us using the below details:

Gemma Hatfield | gemma.hatfield@cgl.org.uk

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level. 

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.

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