London, South East England

Children's Services

Contract

12/03/2024

Reference 1717

Qualified Social Worker – Referral and Assessment – South West London

Role:  Qualified Social Worker  
Location:  South West London
Team: Referral and Assessment
Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
OFSTED: Good
In the office: Hybrid

Elevate your career as a Qualified Social Worker with a pivotal role in a referral and assessment team, situated in the vibrant heart of South West London. This esteemed local authority is offering a competitive remuneration of up to £38.50 per hour for dedicated professionals ready to make a significant impact within the community.

The role promises a dynamic environment where each day presents a chance to apply your expertise in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and their families. As a vital member of the team, you will be at the forefront of conducting initial assessments, making informed decisions, and shaping the outcomes for those under your care.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a robust understanding of the legislative framework and guidance surrounding social care. Your ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams will be essential in delivering a service that is both efficient and empathetic.

Key Responsibilities:
- Undertake initial assessments, determining the level of risk and need for intervention.
- Develop, implement and review targeted plans to ensure child welfare.
- Work collaboratively with other professionals to coordinate support services.
- Maintain high-quality case records and reports.

Essential Skills and Experience:
- Social Work England registration is a prerequisite.
- A proven track record in a similar role within children's services.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, with an aptitude for building rapport with a diverse range of individuals.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, coupled with a decisive judgement.

In return for your commitment and expertise, the role offers not only an attractive hourly rate but also the chance to thrive within a supportive team environment. Continuous professional development is encouraged and supported, ensuring your skills remain at the cutting edge of social work practice.

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 Qualified Social Worker role in South West 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)

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