Childrens Social Worker – Sutton

Childrens Social Worker - Sutton

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  1. Permanent Vacancy – “Permanent” Childrens Social Worker – Locality Team – Sutton
    Salary: £34,809 – £44,628
    Permanent role 
    Closing Date 10/06/2024
    Pertemps is recruiting for an experienced “Permanent” Childrens Social Worker – Locality Team  – Sutton
    Childrens Social Worker – Locality Team  
    Salary – (Grade 8): £34,809 – £44,628 (£44,628 unconsolidated maximum) Social Workers receive a Welcome Bonus of £1000 paid in your first month salary followed by a Retention Bonus of £1000 after your first completed year of service, a retention bonus of £2000 after your second completed year, followed by a retention bonus of £3000 every completed year thereafter.
    About the role:
    1. Social work qualification and at least one year’s post qualifying experience in a social work role and be able to meet the requirements of the social work regulator. With the exception of Newly qualified Social Workers (ASYE).
    2. A current valid UK driving licence and the use of a car for work, with valid insurance covering business use – where required.
    3. Demonstrate an effective and active use of supervision for accountability, professional reflection and development
    4. Demonstrate an ability and understanding of the frameworks, theory and research which are applicable to the practice setting.
    5. Demonstrate a working knowledge and understanding of the legal and policy frameworks and guidance that inform social work practice and which safeguard vulnerable service users. (Relating specifically to the area in which this post is placed).
    6. Demonstrate an ability to clearly and effectively communicate with service users, families and carers colleagues, and other professionals ensuring that individual’s views opinions and wishes are explicitly recorded using a range of tools and techniques applicable to the service sector.
    7. Have excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise workload according to risk and need.
    8. Demonstrate the ability to work as an autonomous professional and an ability to produce succinct and clear professional documentation which is of an excellent standard and in line with statutory and local timescales and local protocol.
    9. Demonstrate skills in sharing information appropriately and respectfully and recognise lines of accountability and the boundaries of professional autonomy and discretion.

    Be familiar with and demonstrate practice which meets the required level within social work frameworks. The PCF and KSS underpin the role and expectations of a Social Worker in the People Directorate. Links  KSS Adults / KSS Child and Family SW
    Employees have access to a wide range of benefits, some of which include:

    • Generous annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro-rata if part-time working hours apply)
    • Flexitime (Please note, this applies to roles at grades 1-9 only)
    • Comprehensive learning and development programme
    • Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities.
    • Interest free season ticket loans
    • Local Government Pension Scheme
    • Car parking scheme
    • Bicycle loan facilities and cycle to work scheme
    • Zip car scheme
    • Free eye tests and contribution towards glasses
    • Confidential wellbeing and counselling support
    • Subsidised gym membership

    Please get in touch for more information.
     This is a Permanent post. 
    Please contact Shelley Walker or email for more information.  
    We recruit across all areas of Qualified Social Work. If you are a Social Worker and this isn’t the role for you, contact us about other roles including IRO, BIA, MASH, LAC, Children’s Social Work, Adult Social Work, Service Manager, Head of Service, Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager