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Social Worker / Senior Practitioner – Redbridge – Looked After Children

We are currently recruiting a Social Worker or Senior Practitioner to join the Looked After Children team based in Redbridge.    

Recently rated as outstanding by OFSTED and nominated for a prestigious Local Government Chronical Award recognising the best children’s services in the country.

Our client offer a family approach to the care of children in Redbridge across a range of teams including CPAT (Referral and Assessment), Community Social Work, Looked after Children, Adoption and Fostering, Children with Disabilities and family intervention teams. If you have experience in a similar Children services role, we would love to hear from you!

Benefits of this Social Work role:

  • £5,000 retention bonus
  • Performance Related Salary Progression scheme
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers,
  • New technology scheme
  • Interest-free loans on annual travel cards
  • Discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.
  • A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

 What you will be doing as a Social Worker in Redbridge?

  • Responsible for a caseload of more complex cases, providing advice to other social workers in relation to their cases.
  • Maintain and update case notes and other records to required ethical and quality standards.
  • Provide advice and support and promote independence and early intervention, as necessary.
  • Write high quality reports as required and where required give evidence in court in relation to care proceedings.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own or other departments or external agencies
  • Be familiar with local resource networks and undertake capacity building with individuals, families, communities, user groups and voluntary organisations.
  • Participate in the planning / reviewing of cases.

 Essential requirements of this Social Worker role:

  • Social Work England registration
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK licence
  • Post-qualified experience
  • Degree level or equivalent in Social Work


Social Worker / Senior Practitioner – Redbridge – Looked After Children

Job details
Sector: Social work
Location: Chiswick High Road
Salary: £40,000 - £46,839 pa
Type: Permanent