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Social Worker - Permanent - Looked after Children

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Social Worker
East of England
£38,000 per annum
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Social Worker - Permanent - Looked after Children - Thurrock - up to £38,000p/a

A qualified social worker is needed to join a looked after children team in Thurrock, Essex. This service provides, support, practical advice and interventions and strategies to support children who are in the care of the local authority in Thurrock. Children’s health, well-being and their participation in decision making in all areas of their life are at the fore-front of the team’s ethos.

As a social worker in this team, you will need to have post-qualified experience in children's services, excellent communication skills and a proven track record of working on complex needs.

Benefits of this Perm role:

  • £3000 retention
  • Car lease scheme
  • Flexible working to enable work life balance
  • Accessible management support  and regular reflective supervision
  • Excellent training opportunities and an established CPD programme 
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days rising to 30 after 5 years’ service
  • Relocation packages

Responsibilities of an LAC Social Worker include:

  • Pathway planning 
  • Attending adoption panels 
  • Standard case management 
  • LAC reviews 
  • Section 20 care orders 
  • Attending court 
  • Writing court reports

As a qualified Social Worker, you must be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • A full UK license holder
For more information please email

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

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