My client in CAFCASS Croydon urgently requires a HCPC registered Qualified Social Worker for there Private Law team.
Your role here would be to provide advanced social work-level services to children, families and courts by assessing and analysing court applications for any child protection and serious welfare issues affecting a child or young person. Also to influence those with parental responsibility to be more child-focused when needed and to advise the courts about how a child's life can be improved, supporting judicial case management in the process.
To achieve this you will need to keep the child at the centre of your work through high quality direct work with children and their families.
You will also need to be a skilled negotiator, working persuasively with family members and professionals on behalf of children. You will need to keep the child's timescale in the context of the child's journey through childhood and, where applicable, the care system, at the centre of everything you do and you must be prepared to advocate in the best interests of the child, ensuring their voice is not lost in the court arena.
FAMILY COURT ADVISER PERSON SPECIFICATION
Qualifications Diploma in Social Work (or HCPC recognised equivalent)
A minimum of three year's post qualifying experience in social work with children and families at risk
A high standard of assessment and case analysis
Ability to produce written work to a high standard
Communicates effectively and demonstrates empathy with children & families within the family justice system
Effective communication and joint working with a range of professionals and agencies.
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to work to deadlines
Ability to prioritise
Direct Engagement with Children & Families
To apply for this position, please send your CV in the first instance to Becky at (url removed)
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