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Social Worker - Referral & Assessment

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Referral and Assessment, Children In Need
Social Worker
Waltham Forest, London
£30,108 to £38,229 per annum
Salary Description:
£30108.00 - £38229.00 per annum
Job Ref:

Social Worker - Referral and Assessment - Waltham Forest - Up to £38,994 Per Annum

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for an experienced social worker for a permanent role within a busy referral and assessment team for a client based in Waltham Forest. The successful social worker will ideally have previous post qualified experience in a children's frontline team and be able to work autonomously. The team's primary aim is to support young children and adolescents, wherever possible, to remain at home in the care of their families rather than being received into care.

Benefits of this Social Work Role:

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

Duties of this Social Work Role:

* Manage a children and families caseload involving the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate action, to ensure that appropriate resources are deployed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people, and their families
* Work in partnership with other agencies (health, education, police, voluntary sector etc.) to ensure individuals and families receive a coordinated response and appropriate services in proportion to their assessed need
* Employ a variety of evidence-based social work skills and methods in order to achieve specific objectives as agreed with service users and the team manager/assistant team manager
* Complete high-quality, robust assessments of need, using the single assessment process including the gathering and analysis of information to inform judgments about risk of harm to children and young people
* Ensure cases are promptly and effectively closed when appropriate to do so, under the direction of management
* Maintain accurate and up-to-date records ensuring that the council's client database is used appropriately and required actions are undertaken within reasonable timescales

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: 0161 518 4078
Contact: Mozz Radwan

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