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Locum Social Worker - Children's Referal and Assessment Team

  • Salary: Up to £28 per hour
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Date posted: 30-10-2018
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00004352_1540912001

The London Borough of Greenwich are currently looking for an experienced Locum Social Worker for their Referral & Assessment Team.

As a Social Worker within Referral & Assessment you will play the pivotal role of being the first point of access for the families you would be working with. You will utilise your assessment and independent decision-making skills to assess the urgency and risk to the child, and pass along the case accordingly. You will set up initial care plans for families needing support, or complete pre-proceeding work for children at risk, so your assessment skills and decision making would be vital within this role.

Easily accessed via London's excellent tube services, you would not need to be a car driver.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • Previous experience completing Child and Parenting Assessments
  • Strong independent decision-making skills and legislation knowledge
  • Experience of fast paced, short term working
  • Proven track record of being able to work to, and meeting, strict timescales in a calm and professional manner.

What do you get?

  • Work for an authority regularly rated "Good" across the board at OFSTED
  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres and lively
  • Excellent work life balance as this is an office based, no customer facing role.
  • 9-5 working
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying £28 ph

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Free Access to our CPD training, easily accessible online (worth £500) which contributes to HCPC
  • You will work with your own dedicated consultant whose main concern is your career, and consultants that have sector knowledge and experience
  • Referral Bonus Scheme of £250 if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

If you are interested in this application and wish to apply please follow the application instructions stated on the website, or alternatively you can contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Brian Allbrighton 0118 948 5555.