Social Worker - Targeted Youth Support Service

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary Up to £40.00 per hour Umbrella
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactJames Carr

Job description

Opus people Solutions on behalf of Cambridge County Council have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join their Recruitment and Assessment Team (Regional Adoption Agency.

This role is a hybrid role where you will be office based (Scott House, Huntingdon, PE29 3AD), visiting families at home and also working from home.

The role sits in the Recruitment and Assessment team in the Regional Adoption Agency you will Provide a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of the children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines. Assess, need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.

This job role you will:

  • Provide professional leadership for complex case arrangements, in situations which involve, risk, complexity and safety of the service user and others. Identifying through assessment needs and strengths and source appropriate solutions and interventions.

  • Use analytical skills, interviews and observations to inform assessment, decision making and interventions to achieve desired outcomes within the context of managing risk to children.

  • Complete support planning with families by understanding the context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors to ensure that outcomes identified at assessment are met (within budgetary constraints) through the provision of support.

  • Take a professional lead on safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected.

  • Assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework.

If you strive to make a difference and have a degree in Social Work and this is the role for you, we would love to hear from you.