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Durham - Senior Practitioner - Family First

Eden Brown Synergy

£239.13 per day
Social Care


Job Description

Eden Brown Synergy are currently looking for an experienced and motivated Qualified Social Worker to join Families First team in Durham County Council.

Roles available for below locations
SP - Families First - Crook/Barnard Castle
SP - Families First - Ferryhill
SP- Families First - Shildon & Chilton
SP - Families First - Bishop Auckland
SP- Families First - Peterlee

Your daily responsibilities will include:

* Holding a caseload of children subject to Child Protection Plans and Children in Need
* Undertaking Initial Assessments under Section 17
* Undertaking Core Assessments under Section 47
* Undertaking Child Protection Enquiries under Section 47
* Undertaking Parenting Assessments
* Undertaking Risk Assessments
* Completion of Section 7 and 37 reports requested by Family Courts where needed
* Providing Section 17 support to families and children in need
* Carrying out home visits for monitoring purposes/ to promote the welfare of and to safeguard the children
* Liaising/ Working close with partnership agencies to support the families and meet the children/ young peoples needs
* Producing Initial Child Protection Conference reports
* Convening and chairing Core Group Meetings
* Initiating and implementing Child Protection Plans

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work Qualification - Degree or equivalent
* At least 2 years experience as a social worker within childrens services
* Social Work England Registration
* Driving license and access to own vehicle

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Adarsh Parihar at or call on 020 8152 8922.

Benefits of working with Eden Brown Synergy include:

* DBS check processed and paid for by Eden Brown Synergy
* Referral bonus if you refer a colleague or friend to us
* Bonus for finding your own job
* Twice weekly payroll
* Dedicated recruitment consultant who will support you throughout your job search, employment and beyond
Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.

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