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Social Worker - Referral & Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
Waltham Forest, London
£30,108 to £39,117 per annum
Salary Description:
£30108 - £39117 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Referral & Assessment - Waltham Forest - £30,108 - £39,117 per annum

We are currently looking for an experienced Children's Social Worker, to join a Referral and Assessment Team in Waltham Forest.

The successful Social Worker will manage a Children & Families caseload involving the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of appropriate action, to ensure that appropriate resources are deployed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people, and their families.

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* Retention payment up to £3,000
* Local Government Continuous Service
* Pension Scheme
* Childcare vouchers - annual savings of £933 on average

Duties of this Social Worker role:

* The Social Worker will work in partnership with other agencies (health, education, police, voluntary sector etc.) to ensure individuals and families receive a coordinated response and appropriate services in proportion to their assessed need
* Social workers are expected to employ a variety of evidence-based social work skills and methods in order to achieve specific objectives as agreed with service users and the Team Manager/ Assistant Team Manager
* Social Workers complete high-quality, robust assessments of need, using the Single Assessment Process including the gathering and analysis of information to inform judgements about risk of harm to children and young people
* Social Workers ensure cases are promptly and effectively closed when appropriate to do so, under the direction of management
* Social Workers must maintain accurate and up-to-date records ensuring that the Council's client database is used appropriately and required actions are undertaken within reasonable timescales

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work qualified
* Social Work England registration
* The legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email


Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Jolli Heer

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