London, South East England

Social Worker



Reference 1857

Qualified Social Worker – Referral and Assessment – Richmond and Kingston

Role:  Qualified Social Worker
Location:  Richmond and Kingston
Team: Referral and Assessment
Pay:  Up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you a passionate and experienced Qualified Social Worker looking to make a real difference in the lives of children and families? Achieving for Children, serving the boroughs of Richmond and Kingston, is seeking dynamic professionals to join their dedicated Referral and Assessment Team. This is your chance to work in a supportive environment while earning competitive pay.

Purpose of the Job: As a Qualified Social Worker in the Referral and Assessment Team, you will manage a diverse caseload involving various levels of complexity. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of appropriate actions to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and their families. Your role is critical in the initial stages of intervention, ensuring timely and effective responses to referrals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting thorough and timely assessments of children and families
  • Developing and implementing effective care plans
  • Evaluating and reviewing cases to ensure positive outcomes
  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams and external agencies
  • Ensuring accurate and detailed case records
  • Advocating for the best interests and welfare of children
  • Participating in team meetings, case discussions, and continuous professional development


  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development
  • Flexible working arrangements to promote work-life balance
  • Access to a range of employee benefits and well-being programs


  • Qualified Social Worker with current Social Work England registration
  • Experience in children's social work, particularly in referral and assessment
  • Strong assessment, planning, and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

Why choose Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple: we're not pushy or overly persistent. We understand that you want to be heard. Our priority is to proactively seek the roles you desire, not just the ones that benefit us financially.

Our success comes from making your job search our top priority.

Interested in learning more about the Qualified Social Worker role in Richmond and Kingston? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

Plus, refer a friend to us, and if we place them, you'll receive a generous £300 referral bonus (terms and conditions apply).

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