Social Worker - Assessment Team (Cambridge City Fawcett House)

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary Up to £39.00 per hour
LocationCambridge
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
Reference19022
ContactCheryl Childs

Job description

Opus people solutions on behalf of Cambridge County Council have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our Assessment team.

This role will be hybrid with Min 2-3 days in office and all week when on duty on a duty rota. The office is based at Cambridge City Fawcett House.

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Social Workers who have the child's voice at the heart of everything they do to join us in our Assessment Team! Our Assessment Teams are lively and fast-paced. We're a team who have a passion for ensuring that children, young people and families in our community receive a positive and timely service. The work is rich, varied and allows for a high level of multi-agency working, often to tight timelines. The nature of our work means that you see positive outcomes quickly. We are proud to have created a space for our social care colleagues to have an area to reflect as a team, as well as conducting monthly individual supervisions. We recognise that the job can bring challenges and are proud to offer our colleagues holistic support. You will have the opportunity to be creative with care planning and will have the opportunity to have your ideas and voice heard.

In this role you will be:

* Act as the lead professional and ensure all matters in respect of safeguarding are dealt with promptly, effectively and in line with child protection procedures, escalating where necessary.
* Undertake assessments to identify and respond to needs, building on strength and ensuring that analysis is robust and leads to clear outcomes that can be met through SMART targets.
* Engage with children, young people, and their families to develop effective and empowering relationships which facilitate change and improve outcomes. * Produce reports and plans for a variety of forums, including court, which are child focussed and reflect their experience.

If you thrive to make a difference and have 3 years Social worker experience and this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.