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Social Worker - Assessment, Support and Safeguarding Team

  • Salary: Up to £33 per hour
  • Location: Merton, London
  • Date posted: 14-12-2020
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J854_1607937161

The London Borough of Merton is starting a new Assessment, Support and Safeguarding team and is looking for experienced Social Workers to join. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have previous knowledge and experience in a Frontline, Safeguarding environment. The key to success in this role is to be able to aid in managing the increased demand of the Safeguarding and Care Planning services.

Benefits for you as an Assessment, Support and Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • "Good" and "Outstanding" Ofsted results
  • Home and flexible working available
  • Competitive pay rate of £33.00 per hour
  • Stable contract due to the demand of the service
  • Great opportunity to enhance your CV

Your responsibilities as an Assessment, Support and Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • Manage a complex caseload
  • Carrying out Section 47 investigations by completing Section 17 & Section 47 children and family assessments
  • Complete pre-birth assessments
  • Work in conjunction with other Social Work teams when cases are transferred
  • Be constantly aware of child development and legislations

Requirements of you as an Assessment, Support and Safeguarding Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Safeguarding and Assessment work

Location: Merton, London

Pay rate: £33.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!