Children’s Social Worker, £34-£44k, Locality Team

Children’s Social Worker, £34-£44k, Locality Team

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Children’s Social Worker, £34-£44k, Locality Team, Sutton
Pertemps are recruiting for a qualified and experienced Children’s Social Worker for a permanent vacancy within frontline children and families’ services.

As a social worker in the London Borough of Sutton your role will be to act as an officer of the Local Authority and execute statutory functions ensuring that individuals are safeguarded and supported to achieve positive outcomes.

Roles/ responsibilities:

  • You will work in partnership with people, other professionals and agencies and intervene to safeguard individuals, promote social change, maximise independence and provide appropriate information and advice about third sector and universal services which support positive outcomes.
  • You will have the ability to apply professional curiosity and use social work theories and knowledge to formulate and test hypotheses reaching a professional judgement and decision.
  • You will produce a good standard of professional documentation relevant to your service area and be able to prioritise your workload and work within defined timescales.
  • Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to the role and you will be required to be able to effectively balance the protection of individual rights against the need to use professional authority and accountability effectively to safeguard vulnerable individuals.
  • You will uphold the profession and act a representative of the Local authority in a variety of forums.

Candidates must have a minimum of 1 years’ post-qualifying experience, have completed their ASYE, and be registered with the SWE.
If this sounds like the role for you, please contact Aishah Hassan on for more information.