Family Court Advisor/ Social Worker- London

CAFCASS urgently require Family Court Advisor for their private law team in Central London

Suitable social workers must be on the Social Work England register and have at least 2 years post qualification experience including court work.

Your role will be to carry out an advanced social work level case analysis of the childs circumstances and to ensure this is updated if circumstances change.

To provide advanced social work level advice and assist the Court to achieve a timely conclusion to proceedings and the best possible outcome for the child.

To administer orders made by the Family Court as required and conduct the necessary enquires in accordance with relevant legislation and Court Rules.

To provide a clear child-focused plan of work in each case which is monitored and subject to ongoing review.

To ensure the appointment and instruction of legal representation for the child as required, and work in partnership with the relevant agencies for each case.

To keep up to date with changes in legislation, Court Rules, policies, national directives, procedures and best practice developments.

To participate in training and development programmes in line with the agreed individual personal development plan, taking responsibility for your continued professional development in line with the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Workers.

Take responsibility for your own learning and improvement, through ever greater self-regulation supported by active and positive supervision in line with the Cafcass Supervision Policy.Engagement and Partnership Working

To work in a child-inclusive way at all times, emphasising the voice of the child to the court and all parties to a case.To work in partnership with other parties, agencies and significant others for the child, putting the needs of the child first in all discussions and negotiations.

To apply for this position, please send your CV in the first instance to Becky at

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.