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Social Worker or Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
South East, London
£40,653 per annum
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Social Worker or Senior Social Worker - Looked After Children - Wandsworth - up to £40,653p/a

We are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced social worker or senior social worker for a looked after children's team in the London borough of Wandsworth. Our client requires you to have applied knowledge of relevant legislation as well as confidence completing the APIR process. 

Benefits of this LAC role:

  • £3,000 retention bonuses
  • Performance related salary progression scheme
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers, 
  • New technology scheme
  • Interest-free loans on annual travel cards
  • Discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. 
  • A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered

The main duties of an LAC Social Worker are as follows:

  • Completing statutory visits to looked after children
  • Ensuring their needs are met and their voice is heard and incorporated into all planning
  • Completing relevant and up to date assessments which informs planning
  • Working as part of a team and being part of a duty rota system
  • Completing court statements and attending court where necessary
  • Updating ICS system to ensure all relevant plans and actions are evidenced
  • Ensuring written evidence of all work is completed in a timely manner
  • Facilitating and providing evidence for care planning meetings
  • Ensuring PEP reviews are attended regularly
  • Working closely with family and other professionals to ensure the holistic needs are met
  • Completing of pathway assessment for children due to transition to leaving care team

As a qualified Social Worker, you must have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A full UK license and social work qualification
For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02070466215
Contact: Nina Brun

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