Assessment Social Worker

Tempest QSW

West Midlands,


Sandwell Children’s Trust is currently recruiting to a number of newly created Assessment Social Worker posts, initially on a temporary 6-month basis. In this role, you will not have allocated responsibility for children and will be supporting allocated Social Workers by undertaking specialist assessment work for children and families, which may include, but is not limited to

– Parenting Assessments, including PAMs

– Section 7 reports

– Section 37 reports

– Risk assessments 

– Initial Viability Assessments (Schedule 4)

– Pre-birth assessments

Successful candidates will have significant experience in undertaking statutory social work for children and their families including the completion of various social work assessments. PAMs training is highly desirable for this role, although not essential. An understanding of assessment frameworks is essential alongside an understanding of the legislative requirements relating to assessment work. Successful applicants will be highly organised and motivated and able to prioritise work to ensure timely and robust completion of work.

Tempest Resourcing are one of the largest Social Care agencies in the UK and are able to provide quality candidates to more Local Authorities than any other agency. As a tier 1 supplier to a large proportion of council's in the UK we're best placed to find yours or your friends next opportunity. Please get in touch for more information or for a confidential conversation about your career options.

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Job Information

  • Role: Assessment Social Worker
  • Role Type: Child Services
  • Region: West Midlands
  • Location: Sandwell
  • Phase: Children Referral & Assessment
  • Hours: Contract
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR014512

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