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Social Worker - Safeguarding & Family Support

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Waltham Forest
Salary:
£38,229 per hour
Posted:
06/12/2018
Job Ref:
RO-65464

Social Worker - Safeguarding & Family Support - Waltham Forest - Up to £38,229pa + benefits

We are pleased to announce that Waltham Forest have a Social Worker vacancy in their Safeguarding and Family Support Team. Waltham Forest’s Children’s Service has big ambitions for the future – and is a place where you can realise yours. If you are a dedicated and creative Social Worker looking to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children and their families, our forward-thinking Families Directorate should be your next career destination.

Benefits of a social worker in the Safeguarding team:

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

About the Role of a social worker:

  • To undertake all activity in line with statutory requirements, legislation, procedures & guidance
  • Undertake social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality
  • Completion of any relevant reports to required quality standard and within timescale 
  • Attendance at, and relevant preparation for, any meetings/reviews in regard to case planning for children
  • Ensure all work undertaken is in line with, and as required by, the relevant legislation, guidance or procedures
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date record keeping (including electronic databases/client records) 
  • Facilitate the participation of parents, children & young people
  • To uphold and comply with the statutory provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any other associated legislation or Council Polices and procedures

Requirements:

  • Be eligible to work within in the U.K.
  • Full driving license
  • That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree.
  • A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding.
  • An ability to demonstrate excellent assessment and analysis skills.
  • An enhanced DBS

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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