Social Worker - Safeguarding and Family Support - Permanent - Waltham Forest - up to £38,994p/a
There is an excellent opportunity to join one of Waltham Forest's Safeguarding Teams within Children's Services. They are looking for a highly talented and ambitious Social Worker to join them in their collective efforts to re-shape their service delivery while providing a person centred approach to their cases.
It is a supportive, challenging and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for all service users. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be given the time and active support which you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of Waltham's agenda to develop social work practice meaning you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for vulnerable children.
Benefits of this role include:
- Generous annual leave
- Pension scheme
- Retention payments
- Parking permit
- Holiday and sick pay
As a Social Worker in the Safeguarding & Family Support Team, you will be:
- Undertaking activity in line with statutory requirements, legislation, procedures & guidance
- Contributing to safeguarding investigations and child protection planning where appropriate
- Completing reports to a high quality standard and within timescale
- Undertaking social work assessments that are purposeful, timely and of high quality
- Attending, and making relevant preparations for, any meetings/reviews in regard to case planning for children
- Ensuring accurate and up-to-date record keeping (including electronic databases/client records)
- Facilitating the participation of parents, children & young people
- Preparing for, and work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances
Essential requirements of the role:
- Be eligible to work within in the U.K.
- That you are a qualified social worker with HCPC and have a social work degree
- Have completed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
- A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org