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Qualified Senior Social Worker - Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Shropshire

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£29.00 to £32.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Feb 2021

Experience in children and families work.

An understanding of assessment and an ability to organise and maintain systems/recording. Knowledge of child care legislation, guidance and regulations which pertain to Looked after Children and safeguarding.

Experience in undertaking assessments

Experience of the case management of Looked after Children

Merton Age Assessment Compliant Training

Experience of working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children and children who are at risk of trafficking or exploitation

Ability to work unsupervised, under pressure and to demanding timescales

Adapt to new situations and to learn new skills

Assessment and analytical skills

Good communication skills, mature attitude

Ability to work with other staff in teams co-operatively and helpfully

Clear understanding of confidentiality

Demonstrate ability to work effectively and positively with colleagues within safeguarding group, including managers, in order to achieve best outcomes for the child.

Commitment to use of Information Technology

Demonstrate ability to work effectively with professionals colleagues in multi-disciplinary framework to meet identified needs of the child.

Ability to work outside normal office hours

Car use essential – alternative arrangements will be discussed with disabled candidates

Ability to work creatively and positively, to use initiative and flexibly to meet needs of the team and the service

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  • Job Reference: 00000459-1
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2021
  • Recruiter: RedZone Recruitment
    RedZone Recruitment
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: £29.00 to £32.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary