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Social Worker in the SGO AND KINSHIP ASSESSMENT TEAM
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/21/160433
  • Published: Thu 02/09/2021, 14:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: SW - £31,557 - £40,869
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Social Worker in the SGO AND KINSHIP ASSESSMENT TEAM

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic social worker to join our SGO and Connected Persons Team with experience in Special Guardianship/Connected Persons/Foster care matters.

The task of the SGO and Connected Persons Team is to:

  • Undertake Viability and Schedule 4 assessments to a good standard.
  • Undertake Full SGO and Kinship Assessments to a good standard and to court ordered timescales.
  • To present Viability/Schedule 4 Assessments to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for Regulation 25 extensions.
  • To present Kinship Assessments to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for full approval.
  • To supervise Regulations 24 & 25 carers until a final approval by the Fostering & Adoption Panel.
  • To complete court ordered statements to a good standard.
  • To present cases at the Practice Support Group meetings and actively participate in the session drawing on their experience and understanding on research and theories impinging on the child/family dynamics.
  • To develop sound child centred SGO support plans collaboratively with the Child’s Social Worker.
  • To assist the Finance Officer in undertaking financial assessments of SGO/Kinship carers in a timely manner.
  • To present completed financial assessments to the Finance Panel prior to the granting of SGO orders by the court.
  • To undertake a Foster carers assessment for new carers to a good standard within timescale and present to the Fostering & Adoption Panel for approval.