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Sutton Council - Social Worker - Looked after Children

  • Location

    Sutton, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £32 - £34 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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Ofsted announced in February 2017 that the provision of children's services in Sutton has been rated as 'Good'.
The Looked After Children team works with children and young people whose long-term or permanent plan is to be looked after by the Local Authority for the duration of their childhood. As appropriate, children are moved into adoption or become subject of special guardianship or residence orders.

The team is responsible for ensuring that all looked after children are visited, consulted and have robust care plans.

Care plans cover their education, health, emotional health to ensure positive outcomes for the short, medium and future.

The offer:
A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:
● A competitive rate
● Manageable caseloads
● Professional development
● Commitment to training
● Car parking available
● Mileage reimbursement
● Supportive supervision

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.