SW Locums are looking for a mobile and dynamic, qualified social worker to fill a vacancy within Children in Care (CIC) in Harlow.
Candidates must have current Children in Care experience and court experience.
Children in Care (CIC) teams work with children and young people up to the age of 18 who are in care– they’re unable to live at home and are either placed with a foster carer or live in residential homes.
They work with children and young people to ensure their experiences in care is a good one and that the work undertaken prepares them for their transition into leaving care or return home to family.
The CIC teams receive cases in proceedings after the first hearing, they visit children and young people in placement, develop permanency plans which include Special Guardianship Order (SGO) and adoption, undertake life-story work to enable a child to understand the reasons for being in care and also support children to return home to birth family.
You will be responsible for managing a defined caseload, the Social Worker is responsible for working effectively with children, young people & families/carers to achieve positive change and improved outcomes.
This includes direct work and review achieving permanency through care for Children in Care.
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