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Senior Social Worker - Child Protection

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Child Protection, Children In Need
Senior Social Worker
South East
Bromley, Kent
£45,159 to £45,159 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £45159 per annum
Job Ref:

Senior Social Worker - Child Protection - Bromley - Up to £45,159 + Benefits

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Social Worker to join a Child Protection Team based in Bromley.

They are looking for highly talented and ambitious Senior Social Workers who will join them in their collective efforts to re-shape service delivery to children, will manage risk, not just take it, and crucially they will be proud to work for Bromley.

With appropriate supervision, the successful Senior Social Worker will assess for and provide services to children and families in need within the framework of the appropriate legislation, regulations, departmental procedures and child care policy. This will include responsibility for children and families where needs are particularly complex and problematic.

Benefits of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* £2,000 golden hello
* £ 2,000 annual retention
* £1,670 car lease scheme
* Generous annual leave
* Merited reward scheme up to £1,000
* Savings with childcare
* Pension scheme

Responsibilities of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* To ensure that services are efficiently and effectively provided, liaising as necessary with other divisions, council departments, N.H.S. trusts, schools, carers, voluntary and independent sector providers
* To maintain high standards of professional practice within their own workload and to promote and enhance such practice within the team and division
* All post holders are expected to maintain professional standards of practice and to work in accordance with the departmental vision, values, procedures and managerial guidance
* Making a comprehensive assessment of need, in partnership with the child, parents, other family members and professionals as appropriate in accordance with the National Assessment Framework
* Planning, implementing and terminating interventions
* Facilitating the provision and co-ordination of appropriate services
* Making referrals to the Community Mental Health Team where adults have particularly complex or problematic needs and maintaining liaison with psychiatric services in order to promote timely and effective management of mental health problems

Essential requirements of this Senior Social Worker role include:

* You will need a relevant social work qualification and Social Work England registration
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Qualified as a social worker
* A broad knowledge of social work practice and legislation, including safeguarding

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 02038784727
Contact: Kieran Wright

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