Locum Social Worker in Schools

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour
LocationTower Hamlets
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceJ6879_1674676560
Contact NameJordan Peat

Job description

A local authority in East London is looking for a Social Worker to join their New Social Work in Schools Team.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

It is an exciting opportunity to work with professionals and schools to address issues and provide support to children and young people at the earliest opportunity possible to reduce referrals to Children's Social Care and positively impact on educational attainment.

This is great prospect for Social Workers interested in innovation, systemic working and relationship based direct work with children and families, it is a chance to learn more about research and testing evidence to work in the most effective way with children, families and schools.

Benefits for you as a School Social Worker:

  • Pay Rate: £37.00 per hour
  • Chance to enhance your CV - New SW is Schools Project!

Your responsibilities as a School Social Worker:

  • Provide high quality casework and service to vulnerable children and families.
  • Ensuring social work practice is in the best interest of children.
  • Safeguard children, and improve outcomes in terms of their health, education, social and emotional well-being.
  • Providing a service to users that ensures that assessments, care plans and actions are in place to promote the longer-term safety, welfare and well-being of children and young people, enabling them to maximise their life chances.
  • Working with individual service users, providing early help, undertaking assessments, interventions and reviews, in line with professional frameworks and National Performance indicators and other relevant local and national guidance, for children in need, those subject to child protection and criminal justice processes, looked after children and care leavers and their carers.
  • Providing advice, assistance, counselling and other forms of personal assistance with the aim of empowering, enhancing and protecting individual welfare.
  • Contribute, as an active member to a positive team culture, to achieve the objectives of the service, working with Restorative Practice as our overarching analytical practice framework.
  • Be a positive role model for children and families and build partnerships with others to work collaboratively.

Requirements of you as a School Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience in CP, CIN and LAC
  • A valid UK driving licence and car is essential to this role

Location: London

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also


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