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Social Worker - Child Protection + Child in Need Teams

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Date posted: 16-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006350_1565952338

Islington Council is looking for a Social Worker join their Child Protection Team and their Child In Need Team. They are hiring on a Locum basis and are looking for experienced Social Work professionals to join as soon as they can.

"There is clear strategic intent, vision, and expectation among senior leaders to improve outcomes for all children. Partnership arrangements are purposeful in their drive for innovative practice derived from trauma-informed and relationship-based leadership. Governance arrangements across Islington are strong and inclusive of the Safer Islington Partnership and ISCB working together for a safer Islington. Shared ownership of a 'Think Family' safeguarding approach is securing better outcomes for children, young people, adults, and families by coordinating the support they receive from all services" Ofsted 2019.

Islington has worked hard to provide a more supportive environment for its Social Workers and has seen a rise in the overall effectiveness to its Service users. Islington provides a great environment to learn and enhance more Social Work skills and has a clear progression structure in place.

If you or someone you know might be interested in this role, do get in touch to discuss further.

Benefits for you

  • Competitive pay compared to surrounding areas.
  • Great work-life balance promoted to all Social Workers.
  • Great management structure to learn new skills in.
  • Supportive environment and colleagues.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Excellent relationship building
  • Experience practicing Social Work in the UK.
  • Qualified Social Worker with clear experience in Child in Need, Child Protection and Referral and Assessment Teams.

Why Charles Hunter Associates?

  • You will work with your own dedicated Social Work 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 Ethan Hancock on 0118 948 5555