Senior Social Worker

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary £38 - £38.5 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

Our client Southwark is looking for a Senior social worker to join their Safeguarding and Family Support Service team.

The vacancy is for a Senior Social Worker in the Safeguarding and Family Support Service at Southwark Children's Services. You will be working with families, where children are supported by Child in Need, Child Protection and Looked after Children plans, which could also been in pre-proceedings or care proceedings.

The candidate will need to be complaint with the London Pledge and you will also need to have:

A recognised social work qualification

Current registration with Social Work England

Knowledge of childcare legislation, statutory guidance and working together to safeguarding children

A full understanding of child development, parenting capacity, environmental factors and risk and protective factors.

As a Senior Social Worker you will need:

To provide a comprehensive, effective, integrated, systemically-informed social work service, within Southwark's practice framework, managing complex cases. To deliver excellent social work practice, assessing complex need, planning and working purposefully with families, support networks and other professionals to manage risk, safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.

To provide a social work service which is both relationship based and which responds in a timely manner within statutory guidelines. To work collaboratively with the team, supporting the development of best practice and confident practitioners through coaching and mentoring of students, newly qualified social workers and less experienced practitioners.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.