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Social Worker - Children in Need - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Children In Need
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
£39,294 per annum
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Social Worker - Children in Need - Permanent - Harrow - up to £39,294p/a + retention bonus

A children's social worker is needed to fill a full time, permanent vacancy within a children in need team. The role is based in the London Borough of Harrow. In this role, you will be managing a children and families caseload involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action. 

The expected duties of this role requires you to have a full, UK license and vehicle with business insurance. 

Benefits of this Children's Social Work role:

  • £1,500 market supplement on top of your annual salary
  • £3,000 retention bonus after 3 years of service
  • Relocation packages of up to £6,000
  • Parking spaces
  • Season ticket loan

Your responsibilities as a Children in Need Social Worker will include:

  • Undertaking initial and core assessments of children and families in accordance with the Assessment Framework
  • Completing reports in a timely manner, including an analysis of the needs and circumstances of each child and family, the desired outcomes to be achieved and the services that are required
  • Ensuring that every allocated child has an up to date and outcome focused plan that clearly states the action, responsible professional(s) and agreed time scale for completion
  • Ensuring that all allocated children are visited, spoken to/communicated with and monitored in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements and in line with best practice standards
  • Preparing and presenting reports for a range of purposes
  • Undertaking on-going consultation and participation with children/young people, parents/carers and other professionals
  • Ensuring that all new referrals are brought to the attention of the senior practitioner/team manager

Essential requirements:

  • Post-qualified experience in Child Protection and court work
  • HCPC registration
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • UK driving license and an insured vehicle
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

For any more information please email

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

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