Social Worker - Assessment Team South

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary Up to £42.00 per hour Umbrella
LocationCambridge
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
Reference16618
ContactJames Carr

Job description

Opus people solutions on behalf of Cambridge County Council have and exciting opportunity for a qualified Social Worker to join their Assessment team South.

This role is 37 hours per week with Hybrid working and will require you to do two days per week in the office, which is based at Fawcett house in Cambridge.

This role will include:

  • 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 focused and reflect their experience.

If you strive to make a difference in your local community and have at least 3 years' experience as a Social Worker then this is the role for you, and we would love to hear from you.