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Social Worker – Kingston/Richmond – Looked After Children

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for a Social Worker to join a busy Looked After Children’s Team based in Kingston/Richmond.

This role will involve working alongside other professionals, to ensure that a child and/or young person receives appropriate care, education and health services, and any other support needed to ensure their needs are appropriately met.

What’s in it for you as a Social Worker?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Free or reduced parking rates
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers, and discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres and much more.
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and schemes of support
  • A competitive and desirable retention package (to include a generous local government pension scheme)
  • A clear progression path when key qualification milestones are reached
  • Tools and models to support, including Signs of Safety
  • Reflective supervision from an experienced management team
  • Regular whole service away days  

Your main responsibilities as a Social Worker:

The Social Worker will support children living with relatives, friends of foster families and prospective adopters or children living in children’s homes and young people in semi-independent units. They will be responsible for ensuring their safety and supporting them towards independence by: 

  • Undertaking regular statutory visits
  • Completing and updating assessments
  • Care Planning
  • Working as part of a professional network to meet the needs of the children and young people

What we are looking for in a Social Worker:

  • Educated to a degree level with the relevant social work qualification
  • Appropriate understanding of statutory legislation for example the Children Act
  • Planning skills for assessing and reviewing children and young people’s needs and
  • planning packages of care across a range of cases


Social Worker – Kingston/Richmond – Looked After Children

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Kingston
Salary: £43,614 - £43,614 pa
Type: Permanent