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Qualified Social Worker - R&A Kingston Council

Qualified Social Worker - R&A Kingston Council

  • Location

    Kingston upon Thames, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    BEN - QSW_1652776296

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Kingston Council are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join there children's Referral & Assessment Team.

Working in an R&A team. Covering the borough for Richmond upon Thames. Work is mixed between time in the office and working from home. Duty rota is in groups. Week on week off.


The post holder will have a major contribution to make to the delivery of our vision and strategic priorities set out in the Children and Young People's Plan, by delivering all aspects of high quality social work provision to children and their families. Undertake cases independently and demonstrate an ability to adapt the approach from first principles to deal with more complex or unusual cases, assessing and managing risks appropriately. The Social worker in the Referral and Assessment Team will respond to all children's social care referrals received by the Single Point of Access team. The Social worker will undertake a range of assessment and care planning work including;

  • Initial and Core Assessments
  • Strategy Discussion and section 47 Investigations
  • Initial Child Protection Conference
  • Initial Care Proceedings
  • Initial accommodation to local authority care
  • Initial Statutory Review