SW Locums need a a UK experienced, Qualified Social Worker to work in the Disabled Children’s team in Northampton. All applicants must hold current Social Work England Registration together with an Enhanced DBS Check issued within the past 12 months or be registered with the DBS Update Service.
The Disabled children’s team works with local families to ensure that children with additional or complex needs have the same opportunities as those without.
Social workers in this team work proactively to ensure in depth, person centred assessments are carried out, so that the local authority and external agencies can provide as much support as possible to the young person and their family/carers.
This team also works with other child protection, LAC, and CIC teams, to ensure children in these sectors are offered extra support as required, so experience working closely with multiple other contacts is a must.
The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of children’s disability legislation, and should be aware of the help and support offerings that are available to both the young people, and their families. Ideally, this candidate will have already worked in a Disability Team, and will have several years post qualified experience in this area.
All Applicants should already have experience or be working at an Advanced/Senior Practitioner level.
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