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Social Worker - Child Protection Team

  • Salary: £30 - £32 per hour
  • Location: Barking, Essex
  • Date posted: 13-08-2019
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006311_1565719226

There is a new Locum Child Protection Team vacancy available in Barking and Dagenham Council. They are looking for someone who has clear and extensive experience in Child Protection and other frontline Teams.

"Within Barking and Dagenham, there is strong corporate leadership to improve services to meet the diverse needs of children and their families. During this focused visit, inspectors found that this scrutiny enables better quality social work practice to embedded." Ofsted 2019.

The Council has focused its recent efforts towards improving the overall effectiveness of the service, and as highlighted above it has made significant steps. To better this, they are aiming to bring in experienced Social Workers that can bring expertise and knowledge to the team, in order to better the help to their service users.

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