Children’s Social Worker – Croydon

Children's Social Worker - Croydon

Posted 2 weeks ago


Childrens Social Worker – Croydon
Family Assessment
Rate: £37 – £42 per hour
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience within children’s  services.
Job Purpose:
To undertake a range of statutory duties in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and in relation to children and their families who are in need/ in need of protection, and other child care services. Working as a senior experienced practitioner providing guidance and challenge to less experienced workers. . Promote and lead innovation with ideas of new ways of working from recognised sites of excellence.
Key Deliverables:

  • Carry a number of complex cases including care proceedings and make assessments of need, plan appropriate resources and monitor and review in line with the policy framework.
  • Liaise with other agencies in providing effective childrens services to individuals and families and develop effective partnership working.
  • To provide informal support to less experienced and qualified SW’s in the team and to contribute to on the job training in relation to team policies and procedures and induction arrangements.
  • To engage children and families and build a quality of relationship that directly impacts on outcomes.
  • Promote a practice philosophy which seeks to empower service users, build on indivudal strengths, and develop strategies which support them to understand, manage and respond to risk and to ensure assessments and plans reflect this.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the Service’s engagement strategy and, depending on level, have responsibility for a particular relationship

This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or for more information.