Access & Assessment Social Worker

  • Hackney

Tempest QSW

East London,
Hackney

Contract

Main duties

To undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies. To analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child's needs

To understand the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child

To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework

To provide written and verbal reports which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence

To review and reassess when necessary and be open to a change of view in response to new evidence

On the basis of assessed needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families

To work closely with the therapist assigned to the Social Work Unit and take advice in devising and implementing clinical interventions with children and their families, in various settings including family homes

To carry out planned interventions using a range of tried and tested methodologies including systemic and social learning theory approaches

Job Information

  • Role: Access & Assessment Social Worker
  • Role Type: Child Services
  • Region: East London
  • Location: Hackney
  • Phase: Children Referral & Assessment
  • Hours: Contract
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR009055

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