Senior Social Worker - Adolescent & Youth Justice

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary £40000 - £47000 per annum + Additional benefits
LocationEast London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work
ReferenceTM24012023_1674571434
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

An East London based Local Authority are looking for a Senior Social Worker to join their Adolescent & Youth Justice Service. As the Senior Social Worker, you will be acting as a senior specialist member of a social work unit providing effective outstanding or excellent social work services to children and their families. This role is a full-time, permanent position.

The ideal Senior Social Worker will have Youth Justice experience. Whilst this is a busy team in a developing local authority, there is opportunities with great training and development programmes.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Excellent Travel package
  • Relocation package
  • Pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Additional benefits

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

  • Hold a caseload of complex children deemed to be at high risk of significant harm through a range of exploitative situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to record to a high standard
  • Ensure the provision of a comprehensive induction for all new staff
  • Work collaboratively with other Council Divisions, Statutory Agencies including health, Education and Police, and other independent and voluntary service providers

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Experience of working within Youth Offending Team
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence



Location: East London

Salary: Up to £47,000



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