Haringey Qualified Social Worker SW3794

  • Full Time
  • Greater London
  • Role: Rolling contract
  • Salary: up to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW3794
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

SW Locums are recruiting for a qualified social worker to work in the SEND Team in Haringey. The candidate must be able to display a previous history and knowledge related to working in a similar team. HCPC Registration is essential for this post. 

To deliver all aspects of social work provisions to Disabled Children and their families.


  1. To assess, identify levels of risk and need and deliver protective or supportive services for children at risk or in need or subject to a Protection Plan.
  2. Understanding and awareness of the changes taking place in social work including ‘integrated services approach’.
  3. To deliver a high quality service to children in our care within our role of corporate parent and aimed ensuring best outcomes for children and young people.
  4. To implement Child Protection plans by working in partnership with parents and colleagues from other agencies to effect better outcome for children on the Register.
  5. To promote the welfare of children in need with particular regard for their age, sex, disability, health, race, religion, culture and life experience.

Experience /qualifications

·         Social Work qualification and registration with the HCPC

·         Experience of working directly with Disabled children and young people and/or Disabled adults and their families from a linguistically and culturally diverse community.

·         Experience of working in the Statutory, Voluntary or the Independent sector.

·         Experience of using computers, including Microsoft office applications.

Skills / knowledge / abilities

·         Ability to undertake high quality assessments and provide clear analysis, with prescribed timescales.

·         Skills in assessing the needs of Disabled children and young people, in the formulating care plans and packages of service provision.

·         Ability to analyse risk in child protection and to plan appropriate interventions.

·         A knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of Disabled children and young people within the context of their family and other social relationship.