Social Worker / Senior Social Worker, First Response Team

29727.00 - 39294.00 GBP Annual + GBP29727 - GBP39294/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for an experienced Social Worker looking for a new challenge with the passion and energy to succeed from the start?

Our client in West London is looking for experienced social workers for their new First Response Team within the Peoples Directorate.

GBP29,727 - GBP39,294 with a market supplement of GBP1500

This role involves ensuring our children and families are assessed promptly and receive the right service the first time, after assessment. Our First Response Team will operate at the front door with a robust assessment function to assess the needs of the children and families.

Role Purpose
•To be the allocated Social Worker to complete assessments for children in need, including those in need of protection, children looked after, those subject to public care proceedings and, where directed by the Court, children subject to private law proceedings
•To be responsible for the assessment, planning, monitoring and review functions for all allocated children and families.

You will be working for a highly experienced team who work under the evidence based model towards improving the outcomes for children and young people.
As a team of experienced Managers and Social Workers, you will be closely supported by working to ensure you meet the needs of children and families.

To be considered for this role you will need
• A proven track record, experience of working and managing a caseload of child in need, child protection and assessing complex children and young people's needs in Children's Services.
• Social Work qualification DipSW, BA (Hons) and/or Masters in Social Work.
• Enthusiastic to work within a team and independently with a manageable caseload and a good level of opportunities for career progression and training.
• Demonstrate an ability to build high quality relationship with children and families and across Children's Services with internal and external partners.
• Managing a caseload of children in need and child protection
• Chairing professional meetings and managing plans
• Conducting S47 risk assessments jointly with partner agencies
• Presenting cases to child protection conferences
• Completing Single Assessments within timescales

By Working with RT-Social Care you will receive the following benefits:
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to vacancies across the UK
Dedicated Specialist Consultant
Excellent Aftercare Service
Networking opportunities at our numerous candidate events
GBP250 referral fee*
RT Social Care is an equal opportunities employer

Please register your interest now by clicking the Apply now button. We will respond to successful applicants within 48 hours.

*Terms and conditions apply