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QSW - Looked After Children Islington Council

QSW - Looked After Children Islington Council

  • Location

    Islington, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35 - £36 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - LAC_1652794270

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Islington Council are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Looked After Children Service.

Manage the specific set of tasks relating to statutory case responsibility for children, young people and care leavers in need of help and protection and in public care, with the support of an appropriately qualified supervisor. To develop a culture of trauma-informed practice that helps to improve the quality of relationships with children and young people, through Motivational Practice. 1) Relationships and effective direct work a) Build effective relationships with the child, young person, family or carers to decide the best way to keep them safe, bring about change and improve outcomes ensuring that child protection is always prioritised. Observe and talk to children, young people and their families/carers within in their environment to help understand their physical and emotional world. b) Provide support using best evidence direct work address support identified needs, significant risk and support children and young people in placements, those being adopted and moving to independence. c) Work with a range of professionals, helping them understand the child and young person's needs and ensuring that these are met in different contexts.