Social Worker Family Support Braintree

Posted 23 February by Service Care Solutions Easy Apply Featured Ending soon
Job Purpose Summary

Managing a defined caseload, the social worker is responsible for working effectively with children, young people and families/carers to achieve positive change and improved outcomes. This includes enquiry, assessment, purposeful intervention through direct work and review in relation to child protection, child in need and children looked after, achieving permanency through care for children in care.

Family Support and Protection

Family support and protection works with families with long term complex issues that are most in need and require sustained intervention for more than 3 months, children subject to child protection plans. This includes reviewing and updating assessments, supporting families to achieve change, SGO (Special Guardianship Order) assessments, section 7 court reports, working with children subject to court proceedings who are at home or children subject to supervision orders.

Why work for Family Support and Protection in
*We have 2 family support and protection teams and we all work closely together which makes for a supportive and nurturing environment
*Excellent and regular supervision (case/development/reflective/systemic)
*We have regular structured peer supervisions as well as informal supervisions
*Team managers are committed to ensuring that their staff have a good work/life balance and their workers' wellbeing is a priority
*We have a mix of abilities in the team from ASYE to senior practitioners and we can share knowledge and development
*Our mid quadrant is in the centre of Essex, both Chelmsford and Braintree have mainline rail links to London thus travel is easy. The location means that social work in mid has both rural and urban locations
*Mid social workers are based in modern, friendly and pleasant offices in Chelmsford and Braintree which have good links to motorways
*The community in mid is very diverse and the services users reflect this, the work we do is varied
*The cases in mid are reflective of the other three quadrants, we work hard to ensure that caseloads are manageable which allows time for direct work with families, using strength and relationship based models of working
*Mid have unique senior practitioner and duty senior roles that support development and progression of social workers through the service
*Essex have a flexible working policy programme that, where possible, fits with family life and work life balance
*There is the opportunity to enhance your experience in court work as well as child protection and child in need practice policies and procedures

Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:
*A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
*Consistently excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Payroll service twice a week
*An extensive and exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
*Payroll service twice a week
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Loyalty schemes / bonuses
*Disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge

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