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Social Worker - Referral & Assessment - Permanent

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Referral and Assessment
Social Worker
£40,653 per annum
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Social Worker - Referral & Assessment - Permanent - Wandsworth - up to £40,653p/a

Wandsworth Council are looking for a social worker to become part of their referral and assessment team. They are offering a generous benefits package to all of their permanent staff and this is a great opportunity for a social worker who is looking for a new, permanent role. You will need to have a child and family focused approach and provide the best social work practice possible.

Benefits of this Social Work role:

  • £3,000 retention bonuses
  • £2000 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.

Your responsibilities as an R&A Social Worker will be to:

  • Assessing and providing services to children in need
  • Implementing Child Protection and LAC procedures as and when required
  • Undertaking investigations under Section 7s, 17s and 47s on allocated and duty cases
  • Ensuring that services are efficiently and effectively provided
  • Attending pre-birth conferences 
  • Contributing to and participating in core assessments
  • Providing reports for CP case conferences, CIN meetings, permanency meetings, child care reviews and for court
  • Maintaining high standards of professional practice
  • Giving evidence in court (when required)

You need to have:

  • Confidence in using the APIR approach
  • HCPC registration
  • A social work qualification
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A valid UK license

For more information please email

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

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