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Family Assessment Worker

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£25,419 to £27,514
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Essential Car User allowance, free on-site parking.

We have a great opportunity for a full time Family Assessment Worker in the Parenting Assessment Team. This is a busy team, very experienced, highly supportive, friendly and enthusiastic about what they do. 

Within the role you will be undertaking bespoke parenting assessments and pre-birth assessments, sitting in a multi-disciplinary service. This team comprises of Family assessment workers, social workers, a counselling Psychologist and assistant Psychologist to ensure we are able to offer appropriate and holistic assessments.

Main accountabilities of the role: To assess parenting capacity for parents with children open to the child protection services as well as assess parenting capacity within pre-birth assessments, using the assessment framework.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join our service: alongside making a difference to the lives of individuals and families, we’re adopting exciting new strengths-based approaches and are passionate about delivering continuous service improvement. And our people are at the heart of this progress: that’s why from tailored in-house training to the West Midlands Teaching Partnership, we make sure they have access to the best development opportunities. If you share our passion for making a difference, we would be delighted if you joined us.

Telford & Wrekin Council values social work careers and believes in providing good quality experiences to social workers. We are committed to both you and to developing the future social work workforce. We have a robust supervision policy which is geared towards achieving positive outcomes for you as a worker and for the children and families we work with. You will have regular, quality supervision with your line manager.

Telford and Wrekin Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

For more information about working for Telford & Wrekin Children's Social Care, please view our recruitment page: https://www.telford.gov.uk/cscr

Please contact Laura Topping, Parenting Assessment & Contact Team Manager on 01952 385738 If you have any queries.

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Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4NT
United Kingdom
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