Senior Social Worker

Safeguarding Team | Central London | £38.50p/h  


This Local Authority in Central London is looking for an experienced Senior Social Worker within their Safeguarding team.

You will be working with a supportive and stable Senior Management Team that provides regular supervision and opportunities for career development.

The vacancy is for a Senior Social Worker in the Safeguarding and Family Support Service at this local authorities Children’s Services. You will be working with families, where children are supported by Child in Need, Child Protection and Looked after Children plans, which could also been in pre-proceedings or care proceedings.


The candidate will need to be complaint with the London Pledge and you will also need to have:

-A recognised social work qualification

-Current registration with Social Work England

-Knowledge of childcare legislation, statutory guidance and working together to safeguarding children

-A full understanding of child development, parenting capacity, environmental factors and risk and protective factors.


As a Senior Social Worker you will need:

-To provide a comprehensive, effective, integrated, systemically-informed social work service, within this practices framework, managing complex cases.

-Deliver excellent social work practice, assessing complex need, planning and working purposefully with families, support networks and other professionals to manage risk, safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.

-Provide a social work service which is both relationship based and which responds in a timely manner within statutory guidelines.

-Work collaboratively with the team, supporting the development of best practice and confident practitioners through coaching and mentoring of students, newly qualified social workers and less experienced practitioners.


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