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Children’s Social Worker – Greenwich – Child Welfare Services

The Children’s Social Worker (Proficient) is responsible for providing comprehensive social work services to children and families, with a focus on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in need. This role requires a commitment to child-centered practice, professional leadership, and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the best outcomes for children.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safeguarding Children: Ensure the safety and welfare of children in need, promoting their health, development, and sense of permanence.
  • Permanency and Progress: Secure stable, long-term living arrangements for children who cannot live at home and support their progress according to care plans.
  • Child-Centered Approach: Place children’s needs and perspectives at the forefront of all professional activities, from assessment to intervention.
  • Collaborative Leadership: Lead and unite professionals across disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of children, particularly those under protection or in care.
  • Parent and Caregiver Engagement: Work with parents, caregivers, and alternative care providers to enhance protective factors and prepare children for adulthood.

Key Duties:

  • Information Management:
    • Handle information about children and families in line with policies, protocols, and the Data Protection Act.
  • Case Management:
    • Perform assessments, planning, reviews, and other case management tasks to a high standard.
    • Adhere to legal, regulatory, and professional standards related to child welfare.
  • Professional Judgement:
    • Make sound judgements regarding children’s needs, parenting capacity, and the influence of community or environmental factors on child welfare.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW) or equivalent.
  • Registration with the relevant professional body.
  • Proficient understanding of child welfare laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Experience in child welfare services, case management, and child advocacy.


Why Liquid Personnel?

  • ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll and an internal ‘hours’ team
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to a specialist consultant
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Free access to Liquid’s exclusive social work training and CPD portal
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus – get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

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Children’s Social Worker – Greenwich – Child Welfare Services

Job details
Sector: Childrens Social Work
Location: Greenwich
Salary: £37 - £37 phr
Type: Temporary/ locum
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Children’s Social Worker – Greenwich – Child Welfare Services

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