Social Worker - LAC Team

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Social Care
Salary Description:
£24.74 - £31.14/hour
Job Ref:

Tradewind Social Care have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join a Looked After Children’s Team in the London Borough of Lambeth.

The successful candidate will maintain high standards of professional practice, working at all times in the best interests of children and young people, ensuring that there are clear evidence based assessments and care plans in place on all allocated cases.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

* Knowledge of basic theories of social work practice and knowledge of relevant child care law and ability to use the legislation effectively
* Ability to use counselling skills to facilitate change, to analyse and assess children and family cases and to develop and implement care plans
* Ability to confront difficult situations, to demonstrate effective verbal and written skills, to communicate positively and effectively with other departments and agencies and to communicate with children and their parents
* ICT competence in Word and the ability to use or learn to use the LA database
* Ability to set priorities and manage own workload

Job Requirements:

An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children’s Services

All applicants must be Social Work Qualified with a valid HCPC registration

Our promise to you:

* A highly experienced recruitment consultant who will provide you with regular updates about vacancies across the UK
* Career guidance alongside our free CV writing service
* Free yearly DBS disclosures
* Prompt and reliable payroll service
* Excellent aftercare service
* Refer a friend bonus – terms and conditions apply

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applicants who meet the needs of our client’s

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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