Caseworker

Government
  • UK, South East, Hampshire, Aldershot
  • Contract, 6 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our Defence Client is for a Caseworker for 6 months. This role is located in Aldershot. Job Description: The duties and responsibilities of a Temporary Safeguarding Case Worker: • Children’s welfare is of central importance to all aspects of the Army Cadets Safeguarding Hub. ...

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Job description

This contract with our Defence Client is for a Caseworker for 6 months. This role is located in Aldershot.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The duties and responsibilities of a Temporary Safeguarding Case Worker:  

 

• Children’s welfare is of central importance to all aspects of the Army Cadets Safeguarding Hub.  

• Carry out enquiries sensitively; listening to children and young people; understanding and valuing their experiences.  

• Assess the suitability of individuals to retain their membership of the Army Cadets, aiming to complete enquiries within a maximum of 20 working days of case allocation.  

• Liaise with external agencies and statutory authorities as needed to gather information to inform recommendations and decision making.  

• Utilise sound judgement and evidence to arrive at robust and child-centred recommendations and decisions.  

• Manage cases in-line with legislation, statutory guidance and Army Cadet Force policies.  

• Compile and submit referrals to Disclosure Organisations (Disclosure and Barring Service and Disclosure Scotland).  

• Keep detailed, accurate and secure records of all allegations, concerns and actions taken.  

• Consult with Managers before sharing sensitive information with others, ensuring appropriate respect of confidentiality, taking care of sensitive records and information, following Data Protection protocols.  

• Working collaboratively to provide advice and guidance to parents, guardians, cadets, volunteers and other key stakeholders.  

• Participate in case review meetings with Senior Safeguarding Case Worker Managers to help inform recommendations and decisions on case, and constancy across the team  

• Maintain responsibility for own and others emotional health, accessing support mechanisms as required

Requirements

- Exp of safeguarding - ideal  

- HR / Discipline / Complaints / Grievance experience / background.  

- Child-centered experience – must have.  

- Investigation  

- Multi-agency work / working with multiple stakeholders.

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