Westminster Social Worker SW3171

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: London
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW3171
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Description:

SW Locums require an Experienced social worker for unaccompanied minors team. Candidate should have LAC and UASC experience and an interest in working from a trauma informed model.

Professional expertise required:

  • Knowledge of Children Act 1989 and 2004.
  • Knowledge of Assessment Framework.
  • Understanding of needs-led planning and review for Looked After Children as well as child protection knowledge.
  • Knowledge of child development and family dynamics
  • Able to communicate with and undertake direct work with children of different ages, needs and cultural backgrounds.
  • Able to work through interpreters with families and children from a wide range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to assess culture specific parenting and make an informed child centred judgement about appropriateness/acceptability.
  • Maintains sound professional knowledge through training, reading and networking with colleagues.
  • Contributes and pools advice and information to colleagues and can reflect on and learn from mistakes.
  • Incorporates new guidance and procedure into work quickly and effectively.
  • Good workload management skills and able to manage fluctuating demands of caseload and significant levels of pressure
  • Demonstrates flexibility
  • Committed to improving outcomes for vulnerable children
  • Workload management skills
  • Able to write structured, clear reports
  • Experience of using computers on a business network running Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint ) , email and Internet

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.

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