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Social Worker Assistant- Local Authority

  • Salary: £27228 - £28215 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: North London, London
  • Date posted: 08-11-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Support Work, Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00006918_1573207980

A North London based Local Authority are looking for a Social Worker Assistant to join their Safeguarding team. As the Social Worker Assistant, you will be assisting the delivery of work with young children and families. You will support children and young people who are transitioning from residential settings to living with foster carers. Your support is essential in delivering a high-quality service to children and families in the Long-Term child protection team. This is a full-time, permanent position for a 12 month contract.

As the ideal Social Worker Assistant will have Child Safeguarding and Child Protection experience. Whilst this is a busy team in a developing local authority, there is an extensive benefits list and incredible training and development opportunities.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker Assistant:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • Excellent Travel package
  • Pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Retention bonus
  • Additional benefits

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker Assistant:

  • Undertaking Court work
  • Undertaking Assessments
  • Formulating Care Plans
  • Work on the Duty Rota

Requirements of you as the Social Worker Assistant:

  • A background in Children's Social Work
  • Clean DBS
  • Experience of working within child protection
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: North London

Salary: Up to £28,215

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

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