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Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker - First Response

Job Type:
Social Work
Child Protection, First Response
Social Worker
Merton, London
£34,794 to £44,607 per annum
Salary Description:
£34794 - £44607 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker - First Response Team - Merton - £34,794 - £41,706 per annum

We are currently looking for a highly qualified Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker to join a First Response Team based in Merton.

Our client has a strong practice model which uses a strength based approach to Social Work. We support our staff in their practice by offering training and reflective supervision to enable them to use signs of safety, systemic approaches and motivational interviewing.

Benefits of this Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker role include:

* £1,500 Golden Hello
* £963 car allowance per annum
* 26 days annual leave, rising to 31 days with five years continuous local government service
* Highly visible and committed senior frontline managers
* Stable and permanent management team
* An extensive professional development programme and purposeful career pathways
* A wider programme to support your wellbeing
* Highly competitive pay rates and generous annual leave entitlement
* Excellent transport links

Responsibilities of this Social Worker/ Senior Social Worker role include:

* 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
* 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
* 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
* 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
* Ensure cases are promptly and effectively closed when appropriate to do so, under the direction of management
* 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/ Senior Social Worker role include:

* You will need a relevant social work qualification and Social Work England registration
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Qualified as a social worker
* UK Driving License holder


Contact Details:
Tel: 01615184078
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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