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Senior Social Worker - First Contact Team

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
South East, London
Location:
Merton
Salary:
£43,734 per annum
Posted:
16/10/2018
Job Ref:
NBR-78804

Senior Social Worker - First Contact Team - Merton - £40,887 to £43,734 per annum

We are looking for experienced social workers to join Merton's service in the First Response team as a senior practitioner. With manageable caseloads, regular supervision, visible and supportive line management  and  excellent learning and development programmes to support you through well designed career pathways you will be actively encouraged to think innovatively throughout your practice and  through creative approaches to direct work to have impactful relationships with children and families.

Candidates must be post-qualified and previously experienced for this role.

Benefits as a Senior Social Worker:

  • £1,500 Golden Hello
  • 26 days annual leave, rising to 31 days with five years continuous local government service
  • Local government pension scheme
  • £963 car allowance p/a
  • Highly visible and committed senior and strong frontline managers
  • Cases averaging 15 children
  • 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

As a Referral and Assessment Social Worker, you will need to have experience of:

  • Section 47s
  • Liaising with service users and other professionals/agencies   
  • Risk assessments   
  • Working on a duty desk   
  • Initial assessments   
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation   

As a Social Worker, you MUST be/have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A social work qualification

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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