Senior Social Worker C&F Newham SW1133

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: 6months-ongoing
  • Salary: to £38 per hour
  • Reference: SW1133
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SW Locums are searching for a UK experienced Senior Social Worker to work in the Children & Family Service in Newham.

All applicants must have court experience, SWs without court experience will not be considered.

The Children in Care service has recently taken on additional court work duties from our intervention teams- and to ensure this work is effectively we have created 5 new Senior Social Worker posts.

This will reduce caseloads and court work from less experienced staff.

Must have extensive previous recent experience in a similar statutory setting delivering high quality interventions to vulnerable children and families with particular emphasis on the service specific area of the role applied for.


  • Recognised Social Work Qualification & Registration with Social Work England.
  • Practice Educator Professional Standards level 1 & 2 Qualification
  •  Significant, relevant post-qualifying experience as a social worker in a statutory social work setting that includes having responsibility for high-risk cases and care planning.
  •  Evidence of continuing professional development in line with the Skills and Knowledge Statement for Practice Leader.
  • A level of knowledge that meets the requirements of the DfE Knowledge and Skills Statement for Child and Family Practitioners.

With SW Locums you can rely on:

Fastest pay available, from completion of timesheet to reaching your bank.
Constant, polite support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
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No “waffle”, informative and conscientious advice.
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.