social worker : assessment and intervention : braintree

Essex, Braintree

Social Worker:
   Assessment and Intervention Team Braintree GBP 27, 500 to GBP 35, 000 per annum Permanent Full time, 37 hours per week Why work for Braintree Assesment and Intervention Team? Working from home/flexible working in a supportive and nurturing environment:
   Team managers are committed to ensuring that their staff have a good work life balance and that their workers wellbeing is a priority.
Supported continuous professional development with ongoing development and training oppertunities Modern, friendly and pleasant office with excellent links to motorways and mainline rail to London (station less than 10 minute walk) Situated opposite beautiful parkland with on site cafe and exercise classes on site Monthly admin day:
   the team put down all phones and are given an allowance of 1 day per month to purely catch up on any administrative tasks Weekly Friday team lunch outings Variety of caseloads Why not check out what our current team have to say about working in Assessment and Intervention James Bennett:
   Social Worker The Role Family Operations delivers direct provision of services relating to vulnerable children, young people and complex families.
These services will be delivered against specifications set by the People Commissioning function in line with the County Councils overarching outcomes.
The role reports directly to a Team Manager and will be a member of a small team of children, young people and families professionals focussed on delivering excellent social work practice within given area of service including, but not limited to Assessment and Intervention, Family Support and Protection, Children in Care and Leaving Care, Fostering and Adoption.
The post holder is responsible for bringing to bear the highest possible standards in Social Work practice, ability and skills, working in accordance with defined legal frameworks, Policy and Procedures.
Assessment and Intervention Team The Assessment and Intervention teams (A and I) are the gateway by which children, young people, parents and carers, and other agencies gain access to the Family Operations services of the council.
The aim of the Assessment and Intervention team is to undertake incoming assessment and short:
  term intervention work with families.
Assessment and Intervention teams work in a focused way with those children in need (CIN) and their families offering three months intervention.
They also deal with S47 child protection enquiries and work jointly with the police and other partners in assessing immediate risk for children that come to our attention.
They transfer cases into longer term teams should families require longer term intervention or the children become subject to a child protection plan or come into care of the local authority.
Knowledge, skills and experience What youll need to join our Social Work teams To play a key part in transforming the lives of children and families, youll be a DIPSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent graduate.
This will be backed up by post:
  qualification experience as a childrens social worker.
Open to change and ready to innovate, you will be keen to join an environment where you can stretch yourself professionally, make an impact individually and deliver positive outcomes collaboratively.
The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wide operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond, transporting service users and their belongings and to be able to do so in an emergency.
Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.
This vacancy can accommodate a newly qualified social worker.
As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service.
The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the