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Social Worker - First Contact

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services
Social Worker
Merton, London
£40,887 to £43,374 per annum
Salary Description:
£40887 - £43374 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - First Contact Team - Merton - Up to £43,734 Per Annum

We are looking for experienced social worker/senior social worker to join Merton's service in the First Response team as a senior practitioner. With manageable caseloads, regular supervision, visible and supportive line management and excellent learning and development programmes to support you through well designed career pathways you will be actively encouraged to think innovatively throughout your practice and through creative approaches to direct work to have impactful relationships with children and families.

Candidates must be post-qualified and previously experienced for this role.

Benefits as a Senior Social Worker:

* £1,500 Golden Hello
* 26 days annual leave, rising to 31 days with five years continuous local government service
* Local government pension scheme
* £963 car allowance per annum
* Highly visible and committed senior and strong frontline managers
* Cases averaging 15 children
* An extensive professional development programme and purposeful career pathways
* A wider programme to support your wellbeing
* Highly competitive pay rates and generous annual leave entitlement

Required Candidate Experience:

* Section 47s
* Liaising with service users and other professionals/agencies
* Risk assessments
* Working on a duty desk
* Initial assessments
* Knowledge of relevant legislation

Essential Requirements:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience

For more information please contact


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

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