Westminster Social Worker SW2071

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £45 per hour
  • Reference: SW2071
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SW Locums require an Experienced social worker for a rare opportunity has arisen within Westminster’s ‘Outstanding’ Access Team. The Team is the first point of contact for safeguarding referrals regarding children.

The Access Team provides a quick and effective safeguarding response to referrals of concern for children within Westminster.

Informed by their practice framework, which is systemic social work, the service works to provide a holistic response to children, young people and their families, ensuring we meet the needs of our community and respect family life.

In terms of qualifications, you’ll need a recognised social work qualification and registration with Social Work England We adopt a child focused approach to our work to help us to have a better understanding of a child’s lived experience so we can make sure families get the right level of support.

The Team consider every contact to be a potential for intervention and change.

You will be talking to families and professionals, gathering and analysing information, to ensure children are safeguarded and support offered at the earliest opportunity.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and motivated individual looking to develop skills in risk analysis and help to participate in the on-going development of the service.

You will have regular reflective supervision with your line manager and monthly group supervision with the rest of the team.

You’ll also find this role perfect for developing your ability to risk assess and have a better understanding of thresholds, so children and families receive the right level of support.

You may also enjoy the flexibility we offer to divide your time between working from home and the office.


At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Great, fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • 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.