Walthamstow Senior Practitioner SW2263

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Greater London
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £35 per hour
  • Reference: SW2263
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SW Locums are looking to recruit the services of a Qualified Social Worker/Senior Practitioner for the Placements Team in Waltham Forest. This is a role in vibrant team operating with Children’s Social Care Services of the Council. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with knowledge, understanding and experience of identifying the right placement for children in care and young care leavers.

All Applicants will need to registered social worker with Social Work England.

You will have a manageable caseload and the benefit of flexible working.

You will be a key player in bringing professionals together and achieving agreements in high quality placements for our children and young people.

You will need to have good organisational skills and ability to assess and understand the needs of the children and the young people in order to identify suitable placements.

Waltham Forest Council’s children and family service wishes to ensure that all children, who are in a suitable placements with experienced foster families, residential children’s homes and semi-independent providers.

Our care leavers are also priority for our placements service and we always provide the highest quality of accommodation for them. In some cases you will help the allocated children’s social worker carry out their role regarding the above and work alongside them.

You will share and offer support to the team and other colleagues across the service.

At SW Locums you will benefit from working for an agency established for over 11 years and with over 50years social work experience.

you will also receive:

  • Dedicated support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant, who will offer you confident and accurate advice.
  • 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 *


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* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.