Social Worker - Family Support and Safeguarding Team

Posted 18 January 2023
Salary £35000 - £41000 per annum + retention allowance
LocationEast London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

An East London based Local Authority are looking for a Social Worker to join their Family Support & Safeguarding Team. As the Social Worker, you will be continuing the child's journey when cases are transferred from the Assessment Service and where longer-term involvement is needed. This role is a full-time, permanent position.

As the ideal Social Worker will have experience of implementing child protection and child in need plans. Whilst this is a busy team in a developing local authority, there is opportunities with great training and development programmes.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker:

  • Excellent Travel package
  • Relocation package
  • Pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Additional benefits

Your responsibilities as the Social Worker:

  • Support looked after children, and to escalate cases through legal proceedings
  • Implement child protection and child in need plans
  • Manage complex cases, planning intervention and support in a timely manner
  • Making sure that the children's voices are heard and recorded consistently

Requirements of you as the Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience of working within Family Support and Safeguarding Teams
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: East London

Salary: Up to £41,000 plus retention allowance

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031 100 for further details or and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this opportunity 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!