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Are you a Qualified Social Worker seeking a new opportunity? Do you fancy a change of pace from Local Authority working? If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for Children's Services specialists to join the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) as an Independent Family Court Advisor in Croydon.
Cafcass were awarded Best Social Work Employer in 2015 and offer a supportive working environment and fantastic opportunities for development. Cafcass champion the interests of children and family court proceedings, advising the courts on each child's interests based on their needs, wishes and feelings. In the last year alone, Cafcass have worked to safeguard and promote the welfare of over 145,000 of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK.
In this role you will be working up to first hearing, meaning short term involvement with each case. The ideal candidate will enjoy working autonomously on their own initiative. Risk assessment skills will be crucial and prior experience contributing to court hearings will be essential.
If you have experience doing court work as a Child Protection Social Worker, then this role could be a breath of fresh air for you, offering a great 9-5 work/life balance!
* Qualified Social Worker with DipSW or CQSW
* HCPC registered, with 1-2 years' experience working in a statutory setting
* Experience in the Family Court
* Proven risk assessment skills
About the package:
* Earning £30 - £32 per hour with the potential to negotiate
* Flexible and autonomous working environment
* Short term involvement with each case
Opportunities at Cafcass are rare and heavily sought after so for the best chance of success, please contact Nicola Rennie ASAP on .
You will be working on behalf of Capita Social Care Resourcing, which includes the following benefits:
* Your own dedicated specialist consultant
* Access to the widest variety of social work jobs nationwide
* Prompt and reliable payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service.
* Up to £400 referral bonuses
If you would like to apply or have a confidential chat about this role and any other opportunities that we may have for you, please submit your CV online or contact Nicola Rennie on .
We will get back to you as soon as possible: however, please be aware, if you have not had a reply within 5 working days we would kindly ask you to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Capita Social Care Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
- child protection
- qualified social worker
- court work
- children's services
- senior social worker
- advanced practitioner
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