Social Worker / Family Court Advisor

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Recruiter
Networx Recruitment
Location
Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
Salary :£41,117 to £45,417 plus “Golden Hello” of £4k
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
25 Aug 2017
Ref
NTXHF218599
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Social Worker / Family Court Advisor
Croydon
Salary :£41,117 to £45,417 plus “Golden Hello” of £4k

Do you want to change lives and join a journey towards outstanding with an award-winning Social Work Employer? If so, read on.

Our client enable their staff to work truly flexibly. So they can focus on delivering outstanding outcomes for children, while maintaining their own work life balance.

They provide laptops and smartphones so you can work in our offices, at court and at home. The systems in addition to regular supervision from experienced managers ensures you can deliver your best and develop professionally.

As a Family Court Adviser - which is what we call the Social Workers - you will work directly with vulnerable children and families to advise the Family Courts on the best course of action for the child or young person. You will achieve this by providing case analysis and recommendations to the court. You'll also attend court and be an advocate for the best interests of the child, ensuring their voice is heard.

They are currently recruiting for the team that covers South London. The office is Croydon (CR0 1XG) although staff work flexibly whether this is at court, at home, in the office, or of course, with children and families. They are recruiting for the Private Law team where at the request of the court, they have been asked to get involved where the needs of children need to be considered in a case of divorce or separation.

As you can imagine the work is demanding. So to be considered for such a privileged, responsible role there are a few things we're looking for from you:

Social work qualified
Registered with the HCPC as a Social Worker in England,
Experienced at working with highly vulnerable children and families
An expert in safeguarding, child engagement, inter-agency working, case analysis, planning and recording.

In order for you for you to succeed and truly make a difference you should be someone who is resilient and organised and can work proportionately.  You must have strong it skills and be an effective verbal and written communicator.

Now we've told you about the role we hope you're ready to complete our short application process, including providing us with your current CV. Before you do, let us outline some of the benefits you'll be eligible for should you join the company;

Competitive salary
Generous holiday entitlement
'Golden Hello' payment of £4k (50% on start, 50% after 12 months)
Membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme
Potential to bring your continuous service with you providing enhanced benefits
Health & Wellbeing support including Healthcare Scheme Membership
Payment of HCPC fees
Childcare Vouchers
Cycle to Work Scheme

Before you complete our short application process, we'd like to let you know of the timescales we are working towards, so that you can know when to expect to hear from us.

Closing date - 30th Aug
Telephone interviews - w/c 18th Sept
Final assessment - w/c 2nd Oct