Social Workers required for a Children in Need Service, South West London

Posted 4 January by Remedy Recruitment Group

Social Workers required for a Children in Need Service, South West London

Remedy Recruitment Group is working with a London Local Authority to recruit 9 Social Workers/Seniors and 2 Assistant Team Managers for their Children in Need Service.

The service provides intervention and support to children and their families whose children have been assessed as in need of council services or are subject to a child protection plan.

The service can help by:

  • Supporting families in bringing up children
  • Supporting children with complex needs
  • Carrying out parenting assessments
  • Acting with the police for child protection and to issue legal proceedings as a last resort
  • Helping children who cannot live at home

We need:

  • 8 Qualified Social Workers with substantial post qualified experience, particularly in long term front line practice including child protection, court proceedings and Children looked after.
  • 1 Senior/Social Worker for a new 12 years plus Adolescent Children in Need Team. Candidate needs to have specific work dealing with teenagers but with experience the same as the above post.
  • 2 Assistant Team Managers for Children in Need Teams.

Essential requirements:

  • A social work qualification (degree in social work, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent recognised social work qualification
  • Substantial post qualified experience within a long term Children & Families team

To find out more about this role, please call Dee Spencer on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC 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.

Required skills

  • Child Protection
  • Local Authority
  • Social Work
  • Children in Need

Application questions

Do you have substantial post qualified experience in a long term C&F team?
Do you have experience of Child Protection and Court Proceedings?
Are you HCPC registered as a Social Worker?

Reference: 32798456

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