South East England

Social Worker



Reference 1946

Senior Social Worker - Children's Safeguarding Team

Location: Waltham Forest
Rate: £38.50 per hour
Position Type: Locum

About the Role:

Waltham Forest is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Social Worker to join our esteemed Children's Safeguarding Team on a locum basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a vibrant borough with excellent benefits and a supportive, stable team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safeguarding Children: Promote and ensure the welfare and safety of children.
  • Complex Casework: Handle intricate cases involving children and families.
  • Collaboration: Work effectively with multi-agency partners.
  • Mentorship: Provide guidance and support to less experienced staff members.

Role Requirements:

  • Social Work England Registration: Must be fully registered.
  • Experience: A minimum of one year of post-qualified experience in social work.
  • Skills: Strong assessment and analytical skills, excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, and proficiency in case management.
  • Knowledge: In-depth understanding of child protection laws, policies, and procedures, familiarity with relevant social work methodologies and best practices.
  • Attributes: Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, manage a diverse caseload, and maintain high professional standards.


  • Competitive Pay: Earn £38.50 per hour.
  • Hybrid Working: Enjoy a flexible working model for better work-life balance.
  • Parking Permit: Provided to ease your commute.
  • Supportive Environment: Join a well-established and cohesive team.

Why Waltham Forest?

  • Dynamic Community: Work in a vibrant and supportive borough.
  • Excellent Benefits: Enjoy a range of employee benefits designed for your convenience and well-being.
  • Stable Team: Be part of a dedicated and stable team committed to making a difference.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated social worker ready to make a real impact, we want to hear from you. To apply, please contact Josh Da Costa at:

Phone: 01635 226350

Join us in safeguarding the future of our children. Apply today and make a difference!

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