Merton Social Worker SW0541

  • Temporary
  • Greater London
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: To £35 Umbrella
  • Reference: SW0541
  • Posted 1 month ago

We require a UK experienced, competent Qualified Social Worker to work in a long term post within the Children & Families Safeguarding and Care planning team.

This team is based within the locality team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking, innovative team, looking to improve the wellbeing of service users significantly.

You will have substantil Court and Child Protection experience if you wish to be considered for this excellent role.

Minimum requirements:

Social Work Qualification (Masters in Social Work or Social Work BA/BSc, Diploma in Social Work, CQSW) .

Registered as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council Standards (HCPC).

Knowledge and understanding of relevant Children & Families legislation, guidance and new practices and their implications, in relation to child care practice, Knowledge of policies, statutory regulations and guidance relating to safeguarding and child protection.

Good working knowledge of family relationship and Good understanding of Family Court Proceedings.

Good working knowledge of Assessment Framework. Knowledge of equality and diversity practice and the capability to apply it to work with vulnerable children, young people and their families.  Knowledge of issues faced by families from minority ethnic communities or other minority groups.