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Social Worker - Children's Hospital Team - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
£38,994 per annum
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Social Worker - Children's Hospital Team - Permanent - Wandsworth - up to £38,994p/a

An excellent opportunity has become available for a social worker to join Wandsworth Council on a permanent, full time basis. We require a social worker to join a hospital team as part of Wandsworth's children's services. We are looking for a qualified social worker who has experience of writing child and family assessments as well as experience working with the family court system.

Benefits of this Hospital role include:

  • £3,000 Retention Bonuses
  • £2,000 Welcome Payment
  • 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

In a Children's Hospital Social Work role, you will be:

  • Carrying out safeguarding work with Wandsworth children who are an inpatient's or who present in A&E
  • Undertaking pre-birth assessments of expectant parents across the borough
  • Making timely assessments to determine the needs of children and their families
  • Working as part of a duty system
  • Assessing the needs of unborn children and remaining involved until after they are born
  • Where concerns are significant, working with children and unborn children on Child Protection Plans and initiating family court proceedings when needed
  • Representing the department at weekly meetings with the safeguarding team and nursing staff
As a Social Worker, you will have:
  • Good assessment and report writing skills
  • A social work qualification
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Registration with the HCPC
For any more information you may require please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6215
Contact: Nina Brun

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