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Senior Social Worker - Children's Assesment & Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: Up to £35 per hour
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Date posted: 10-08-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003777_1533913844

Lambeth is currently looking for an experienced Locum Senior Social Worker to join their Assessment & Safeguarding Team

They have recently implemented an improvement journey within their front-line services and are looking for dedicated and passionate Senior Social Workers to join. Conducting essential direct core assessments with families in the area, you will be responsible for establishing the urgency of the case and conducting the initial process to the route the child will take through the system.

Located in South London it is easily accessible via multiple tube lines along with excellent bus links.

What are the Social Work requirements?

  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • HCPC registration

What sets you apart from the crowd?

  • 3 - 4 years' experience as a Social Worker within Front Line Children's services
  • Strong Assessment skills and a strong grasp of relevant legislation
  • Strong Child Protection and Safeguarding experience
  • Proven track record of quality work and a child focused approach to working
  • Passion for direct family work

What do you get?

  • Great work life balance with easy access to large shopping centres, sporting venues, and parks
  • Highly competitive pay rates based on the surrounding authorities paying up to £35 ph
  • Nurturing Authority who like to develop people within their teams, and due to £2.5 million grant are extremely well resourced and supported
  • The opportunity to be a part of a newly created team, offering great progression opportunities when looking at moving into higher positions.

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.