Social Worker - Looked After Children

Posted 24 March 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameAmy Thomas

Job description

A Local Authority in Greenwich is looking for a Social Worker to join their Looked After children team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker would have extensive experience working on a Looked After Children team or a frontline team.

Benefits for you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Excellent pay-rate at £37.00 per hour
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • Accessible via car or public transport
  • Provide reliable effective social work help and intervention to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need so that children maintain Stable and consistent contract due to service demand
  • Ability to build strong, long term relationships

Your responsibilities as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Working to create trusting relationships with children and families
  • Work cohesively with connected services to ensure
  • Undertake relevant risk assessment
  • Be part of court processes as and when needed
  • Work with foster carers, special guardians, prospective adopters and other people who are looking after someone else's children, so that children's needs are met and that they are able to live as normal a life as possible

Requirements of you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

A valid Social Work England registration

Have competent knowledge and experience of Frontline work

A valid UK Driving Licence and vehicle is essential

Location: Greenwich

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Amy Thomas 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!