Social Worker - Child Protection Team -£40 P/H

Aurora Resourcing
£70,000 - £99,999
06 Dec 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Aurora Resourcing is delighted to advertise this fantastic opportunity on behalf of a local authority in Surrey. This local authority is looking to appoint a Qualified Senior Social Worker to join their Child Protection Team on a locum basis

At Surrey CC they value and support colleagues as we know that a positive workforce makes for improved outcomes for children and families.

The role is varied and involves working with:

  • Families in pre-proceedings process ( PLO)
  • Public and private law proceedings
  • Permanence planning for looked after children in the context of care proceedings
  • Children Subject to supervision Orders
  • Children on a child protection and CIN ( step-down) plans

As a social worker within the project, you will be allocated an agreed number of children by your team manager, and you will fully utilise you professional skills to ensure skilled assessments of risk, purposeful and timely progression of Child Protection and Care plans and effective permanency planning for children. You will ensure that children are seen as per statutory requirements and that their voices are captured and reflected in your case recordings.

Substantial experience in child protection and court work is essential. You will have to demonstrate good analytical skills and proficiency in report writing. You will also need to be able to prioritise appropriately and skilfully manage various competing work demands in order to meet the required timescales for visiting children, submission of reports and full compliance with court timescales.

The role will involve flexibility around working from home in an accountable manner conducive to administering your roles.

Surrey CC have started to embed the Signs of Safety model in all aspects of our work with children, families and partners, and you will be fully supported by our practice leads to assist using this model.


To find out more or to apply for this position please apply through this advert, if you would like further information about this or other opportunities then please call Jay Lawrence in confidence on 0121 516 3981 or email

Aurora Resourcing are an equal opportunities and equality recruitment agency

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