Social Workers- Children's

  • Job Reference: CRA393759
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CRA Group Limited
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: TBC

Job Description

To provide a social work service to children/young people and their families who are in need of, or who are receiving, services from the Local Authority.  To take appropriate action in the provision of Departmental Services, and to ensure all children and young people referred have a plan based on an assessment of need, and that such plans are reviewed and modified as appropriate

The team provides a child protection and family support service to those families who have been assessed as requiring services to meet the needs of vulnerable children. In adherence with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and the National Framework for the Assessment of children in need and their families, the team provides a social work service to children and families subject to child protection or care and support plans. •To ensure that services are available to assess needs. •To ensure that plans are reviewed in line with statutory timescales. •To undertake assessments as required. •To undertake s.47 enquiries as appropriate. •To work in partnership with other agencies in providing and coordinating a multi-agency response to meeting assessed need. •To prepare reports for court as required