London, South East England

37 - 38.5 GBP Per Hour

Social Worker



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Qualified Social Worker – Court – Lambeth

Role: Qualified Social Worker
Location: Lambeth
Team: Court
Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you a dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Worker seeking a challenging yet rewarding role in children's services? The London Borough of Lambeth is looking for passionate professionals like you to join their dynamic Court Team.


  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Flexible working arrangements, including a mix of office-based and remote work
  • Meaningful work that positively impacts the lives of children and families


  • Managing cases within court proceedings from initial hearing to final orders, and potentially to adoption
  • Preparing and presenting high-quality court reports
  • Providing evidence in court and working closely with legal professionals
  • Developing and implementing care plans to support children and families throughout the court process
  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the safety and well-being of children
  • Supporting looked after children and those on Child Protection Plans


  • Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
  • Proven experience in court work and child protection within children's services
  • Strong assessment, analytical, and report-writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage a diverse caseload

About the London Borough of Lambeth: Located in the heart of London, the London Borough of Lambeth is dedicated to providing high-quality services to its diverse community. The Court Team plays a vital role in safeguarding children and ensuring their voices are heard in legal proceedings, making it an ideal environment for social workers committed to making a difference.

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Interested in learning more about the Qualified Social Worker role in the London Borough of Lambeth? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

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