Harrow Senior Social Worker SW0220

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Long Term temp contract
  • Salary: to £38 per hour
  • Reference: SW0220
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SW Locums require a Senior Social Worker for the Children in Need Team in Harrow. You will be the allocated Social Worker to complete assessments for children in need, including those in need of protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and, where directed by the Court, children subject to private law proceedings.


• This position requires the post holder to have a recognised Social Work qualification (e.g. CQSW, DipSW or equivalent).
• The post holder must be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council for admittance to the Social Care Register from 1st April ’05.
• This post is exempt from Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as the duties allow the post holder access to children and young people under 18years of age. Applicants are not entitled to withhold information about any convictions, spent or otherwise, and are required to notify the Council of any matters pending.
• The post holder is expected to complete all mandatory training and be willing to undertake other intermediate and more specialists training when necessary and appropriate, as determined through regular appraisal and development.
• The post holder must have a working knowledge of all statutory duties and responsibilities relating to children and families, including:-

  • Legislation
  • Regulations and Standards
  • Government Objectives and Initiatives
  • National and Common Assessment Framework

• The post holder must have a proven track record of:-

  • User consultation and participation focusing on the needs of children and young people.
  • Working together with professionals and in partnership with families.
  • Best practice standards and evidence based outcomes.
  • Some experience of social work practice, which should have included casework responsibility for direct work with children and families within a statutory fieldwork setting(s).

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Constant support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Fastest and accurate payments available.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *


SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.