Social Worker

Posted 16 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
LocationEast London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

An East London based "Outstanding" Local Authority is looking for a Social or Senior Social Worker to join their Children with disabilities service. You will be working with children with a range of disabilities and will identify and assess levels of risk and need (within statutory frameworks) in often complex situation. This is a full-time and permanent position. You will be based in the office 3 times a week in Ilford.

Experience of working with disabled children is not essential, but enthusiasm and willingness to learn this area of practice is essential. Experience of Child Protection, Children Looked After, Children in Need and Court work is preferred.

Benefits for you:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • Market supplement of £5,000 per annum (paid monthly)
  • Excellent Travel package
  • Pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Retention bonus
  • Additional benefits

Your responsibilities:

  • Undertaking Assessments
  • Producing Court statements
  • Formulating and Implement Care Plans
  • Assess and Identify levels of risk

Requirements of you:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams
  • Experience of working within child protection and court work
  • Safeguarding/child protection experience
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: East London

Salary: up to £55,000 (inclusive of market supplement)

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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