Social Worker SW3955

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £38 per hour
  • Reference: SW3955
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SW Locums are looking for a UK experienced, Qualified Senior Social Worker to work in this Children & Family role in the Referral and Assessment Team based in Kingston, South London.

● Educated to a degree level with a relevant professional qualification in social work (CSS/CQSW or DipSw, MA SW, BA Hons SW) and Social Work England Registered.
● Postgraduate qualification in a relevant field i.e. social work, leadership and management.

Skills and experience:
● Experience of building strong partnerships, maintaining relationships and co-producing solutions to challenges across a diverse set of stakeholders, including children, young people and their
families. Advocating the voices of those we are working with.
● Proven ability to effectively use research, data, intelligence and evidence to create meaningful
insight and to inform own decision making.
● Experience of keeping and maintaining records (in accordance with local policy) and producing
accurate reports, presentations, written updates to a range of stakeholders (which will include
families, children or young people).
● Knowledge of statutory legislation and national policy drivers that will affect children’s services
and your role.
● Strong analytical, and planning skills for assessing, and reviewing children and young people’s
needs, and planning packages of care across a range of cases, able to explain professional
reasoning judgements, and decision making.
● Experienced in undertaking child protection investigations and assessments of needs,
assessment and appropriate management of risk and ensuring the delivery of agreed
programmes of care.
● Experienced in managing an allocated caseload, planning and organising workload to meet
statutory timescales and local policy response appropriately and independently (as appropriate)
to unanticipated problems.
● Experienced in the use of ICT and case record management systems.

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” and “Find your own job” bonus scheme offering up to £500 for successfully placed referrals.*
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.