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Senior Social Worker - Referral and Assessment

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Senior Social Worker – Referral and Assessment – Central London Role: Senior Social Worker Location: Central London Team: Referral and Assessment Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour Contract: Full-Time Locum OFSTED: Good In the office: Hybrid Are you a passionate and driven Senior Social Worker in search of a new role that offers a greater challenge? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and help build a better future for them? If yes, then look no further - a fantastic role has arisen for a Senior Social Worker within a Referral and Assessment Team in Children’s Services for a Local Authority in Central London. This is a great chance to join a compassionate and dedicated team that is committed to delivering the highest quality of services to those who need it most. The successful applicant will be rewarded with a generous rate of up to £38.50ph. The successful Senior Social Worker will be expected to provide a highly professional and efficient service in line with statutory requirements, regulations and policies. This includes assessments, decision making, supervision and support to social work staff. The Senior Social Worker will also provide leadership, advice and guidance to colleagues and stakeholders, ensuring that the team's objectives are met. To be considered for this role you must have: - At least two years experience of working in a Referral and Assessment Team - A relevant professional social work qualification - Registered with Social Work England  - An understanding of Children’s services and the associated legislative requirements - A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - The ability to work as part of a team - The ability to work to tight deadlines In return, you will enjoy a rewarding role in a team that is focused on providing the best quality of care and services to children, young people and families. You will benefit from a supportive environment with excellent career progression opportunities, training and development support. The team values the contribution of every individual and takes pride in their work. Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will proactively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially. That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours. If you want to know more about this Senior Social Worker role in Central London, give Rhys Rafferty a call on 01635 226350. Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)