Locum Social Worker - Children Looked After

Posted 18 July 2022
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameJordan Peat

Job description

London Borough of Bexley is looking for a Social Worker to join their Children Looked After Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have knowledge and experience working in a Children Looked After Team.

The key to success in this role is to ensure that you are able to collaboratively engage and develop quality Life-story work with all Children Looked After, so they have a good understanding of their family and their story both in care and before care.

Benefits for you as a CLA Social Worker:

  • Competitive Pay Rate: £35.00
  • Flexible working and work from home available
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport
  • Received "Good" and "Outstanding" Ofsted inspection result

Your responsibilities as a Children Looked After Social Worker:

  • Experience within Looked After Children team
  • Experience or a willingness to be trained in and use the Signs of Safety practice
  • To coordinate and implement plans that are based on assessments and address areas of unmet safety and welfare needs for children
  • Experience carrying out assessments, especially when working with families who have no settled immigration status or are seeking asylum.
  • To lead or chair meetings core groups
  • Experience writing complex and sensitive reports, case notes, and court statements

Requirements of you as a CLA Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of work within Children Looked After
  • A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is required

Location: Bexley, London

Umbrella pay rate: £35.00

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat on 0118 948 5555 or email jpeat@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!