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Social Worker - Leaving Care Team

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Leaving Care
Social Worker
Newham, London
£45,000 to £48,860 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 - £48860 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Leaving Care Team - Newham - Up to £48,860 per annum

Liquid Personnel are currently recruiting a Social Worker to join the Leaving Care Team based in Newham.

We're looking for resilient, experienced Social Workers who are passionate about improving the lives of our Care Leavers.

If you have previous experience within a Leaving Care service, and an understanding of working within a diverse, urban community then this could be the role for you!

Benefits of this Social Worker role:

* A competitive package of up to £48,860pa (includes £5k market supplement).
* Flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to work from home.
* Smarter Working with new modern technology.
* New Social Work Academy with training in Systemic practice and weekly lunchtime training seminars.
* We've recently restructured some operational teams to reduce caseloads.
* We're reviewing how best to approach personal development plans.
* 'Newham Together' - a positive, nurturing, and collaborative work environment built on trust where Systemic and Restorative practice will be encouraged to flourish.
* Oyster card/parking permit for business use.
* Permanent and stable senior leadership with a consistent vision.
* Wellbeing service, leisure, and discount benefits (Council scheme).
* Travel season ticket loan, cycle scheme, Local Authority pension.
* We will be a 'social work centre of excellence' by 2023.

Responsibilities of this Social Worker role:

* Social Workers in Leaving Care take on more complex cases whilst supporting their non-qualified colleagues to support our Care Leavers
* Taking a creative but pragmatic approach to practice, setting SMART goals
* Creating pathway plans to facilitate change where it's needed
* Ensure that Care Leavers have realistic and progressive pathway plans in place, striving to help them build safe relationships with family and kinship networks
* Build trusting and genuine relationships with care leavers
* Facilitating open and honest dialogues with them to ensure that all risks are assessed, and appropriate safety plans are in place.
* Embrace our people-focused values

Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work


Contact Details:
Tel: 02038573486
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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