Court Social Worker Cardiff

2022-08-02 06:26:292022-08-29Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeContract Full Time
AreaCardiff, United KingdomCardiffUnited Kingdom
SectorSocial Work - Children's
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserSarah Leigh
Job RefV37533

Court Social Worker


up to £40 per hour


We are looking for Social Workers that will be required to carry High level court cases across the City of Cardiff. We can offer ongoing contracts of 12 months plus and a pay rate of £40 per hour.

The successful candidate will be a case holding social worker working with approximately 10/11 children (4/5 families) who are subject to care proceedings. You will be responsible for all aspects of the case management including statutory visiting, care planning and review, and court.  You will work with children and their families to assist in decision making for Children to remain at home or return home to their parents. Assessments will need to consider the current risks and associated protective factors whilst also identifying the likelihood of sustained change within the child’s timescales.  You will have experience of working with children subject to care proceedings and their families and produce work of an excellent standard which provides recommendations based upon sound evidence based analysis.  You will have undertaken assessments using the DOH Framework of assessment and have knowledge and understanding of the principals of the NSPCC Reunification framework. You will understand the impact of trauma both on parents capacity and on the child’s needs and be able to ascertain if the parent(s) has capacity to meet the needs of the individual child. You will require the skills to overcome barriers to engagement during the assessment process and tailor your assessments to the learning styles of parents. Your assessments will draw upon the knowledge of other professionals working with the child and their family and exploring the informal support networks available to the parents to assist them in the parenting role.

Benefits of working for Hoop:a

  • Local agency
  • Dedicated point of contact (supporting team to cover whilst on annual leave) with 16 years experience of the South Wales social work market
  • Largest supplier of Qualified Social Workers across South Wales
  • Actively supplying every Local Authority in South Wales and West Wales
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • PAYE and Umbrella payroll options available - you choose!
  • Refer a Friend scheme available

Contact Sarah Leigh at Hoop Social Work on 02922 400519 for an informal discussion today.


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