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CAFCASS Family Court Advisor Home Working

CAFCASS Family Court Advisor Home Working

Posted 2 August by Aggregator Network
Do you fancy a change from working within Local Authority?Would you like the autonomy to work from home and manage your own diary?Look no further Medicare has the role for you! Medicare First are looking for an experienced Family Court Advisor to work with the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Services in Manchester.About the Role: Your role will be to provide advanced social work-level services to children, families and courts by assessing and analysing court applications for any child protection and serious welfare issues affecting a child or young person. Also to influence those with parental responsibility to be more child-focused when needed and to advise the courts about how a child's life can be improved, supporting judicial case management in the process. To achieve this you will need to keep the child at the centre of your work through high quality direct work with children and their families. You will also need to be a skilled negotiator, working persuasively with family members and professionals on behalf of children. You will need to keep the child's timescale in the context of the child's journey through childhood and, where applicable, the care system, at the centre of everything you do and you must be prepared to advocate in the best interests of the child, ensuring their voice is not lost in the court arena. You will be required to be a resilient, reflective and accountable practitioner, possessing good IT and organisational skills, so that you can maintain a high throughput of outstanding casework.Skills to be demonstrated: A high standard of assessment and case analysis Ability to produce written work to a high standard Communicates effectively and demonstrates empathy with children & families within the family justice system Effective communication and joint working with a range of professionals and agencies. Negotiation Skills Ability to work autonomously Ability to work to deadlines Ability to prioritise Confident decision making to work in high conflict situations Ability to achieve safe outcomes in areas of conflictYou will need: Degree in Social Work with 3 years post qualifying experience Full Social Work England registration Excellent written and verbal skills Ability to work in a fast paced environment Eligibility to work in the UKPlease get in touch with Zara Murray or

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