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Social Worker - Safeguarding & Family Support

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Family Support
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Waltham Forest
£38,229 per annum
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Social Worker - Safeguarding & Family Support - Waltham Forest - up to £38,229p/a

Waltham Forest have a social worker vacancy in their family safeguarding and support team. If you are a dedicated and creative social worker who is looking to develop your career and improve the lives of children and their families, Waltham's forward-thinking families directorate should be your next career destination.

Benefits of a Safeguarding team:

  • Retention payment up to £3,000
  • Local government continuous service
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers - annual savings of £933 on average

As a Social Worker in a Family Support role you will:

  • Undertake activity in line with statutory requirements, legislation, procedures & guidance
  • Contribute to safeguarding investigations and child protection planning where appropriate
  • Complete reports to a high quality standard and within timescale 
  • Undertake social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date record keeping (including electronic databases/client records) 
  • Facilitate the participation of parents, children & young people
  • Prepare for, and work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances

You are required to be:

  • Eligible to work within in the U.K.
  • A full, UK driving license holder
  • Qualified as a social worker with HCPC registration
  • Knowledgeable of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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