Referral & Assessment Social Worker - Up to £39k - Leatherhead

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Referral & Assessment Social Worker - Surrey - Up to £39k 

We are currently seeking an experienced referral and assessment social worker to join a local authority based in Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to join a team that has a strong focus on career development, and provides fantastic support to the team to progress with manageable caseloads. 

Within the role you will be expected to maintain high standards of professional practice, working at all times in the best interests of children and young people, ensuring that there are clear evidence based assessments and plans in place on all allocated cases and who have the ability to convey their analysis and planning through presentation and written reports. The authority want to recruit social workers who are able to deliver effective interventions to achieve significant long term improvements for children.

Benefits of being a referral and assessment social worker: 
• Long term contract 
• Market leading hourly rate
• Supportive senior management
• Chance to stamp your mark on a local authority

Responsibilities of a referral & assessment social worker:
• Working on a Duty desk
• Section 47s
• Initial Assessments
• Liaising with Clients and Professionals/Agencies
• Chairing Child Protection Core Groups
• Supervise contact
• Risk Assessments
• To assess need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes    

 Requirements for a referral & assessment social worker:
• HCPC registered
• Post qualifying experience
• Eligible to work in the UK
• A full UK licence holder 

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