Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Posted 01 August 2022
Salary £35.00 - £38.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

The London Borough of Lewisham is looking for a Social Worker to Looked After Children Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will be well versed in LAC reviews and will have worked in a Looked After Children team previously. The key to success in this role is to be able to work confidently in a busy environment from the beginning of the contract.

Benefits for you as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Exceptionally competitive pay rate of £35.00 - £38.00 per hour
  • "Good" and "Outstanding" Ofsted inspection results
  • Home and flexible working available
  • An opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset
  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

Your responsibilities as a Looked After Children Social Worker:

  • Take hold of a complex caseload dealing with court cases
  • Work to create trusting relationships with children and families
  • Constantly revise and review cases
  • Work well with long term case holding to keep family relationships positive
  • Work cohesively with connected services to ensure the best possible outcomes are reached

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 Looked After Children work
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle is preferred for the role

Location: Lewisham, London

Umbrella pay rate: £35.00 - £38.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins 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!