Social Worker – Family Finding – Wandsworth

Our client, Wandsworth is seeking a Social Worker to join their Family Finding Team

What the role entails:

  • To keep knowledge up to date of changing contexts at local and national level and take account of these in social care practice; modelling the social care role and contributing to the public face of the organisation.
  • Ensure that the voices and views of children and young people are sought, heard and represented appropriately; and evidenced throughout the work.
  • To lead the development and implementation of innovative ways of working, taking into account research and experience from own and other services.
  • To work with the organisation to ensure that the Standards for Employers of Social Care Workers and Supervision framework is embedded across the service to maintain high standards of social care practice.
  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of the services for children and young people in Wandsworth.
  • To comply with relevant Codes of Practice, including the Code of Conduct and policies concerning data protection and health and safety.
  • To adhere to security controls and requirements as mandated by the SSA’s policies, procedures and local risk assessments to maintain confidentiality, integrity, availability and legal compliance of information and systems
  • To promote equality, diversity, and inclusion, maintaining an awareness of the equality and diversity protocol/policy and working to create and maintain a safe, supportive and welcoming environment where all people are treated with dignity and their identity and culture are valued and respected.

Know someone that may suit this role? There could be £600 in it for you! Email with your friends details and the role specified and once they’re onboarded you will receive the reward!

Requirements of the role:

  • Having a social work qualification and current registration with Social Work England
  • Experience of working within children’s social care services, with a specific knowledge and interest in services for Children Looked After and achieving permanency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as an ability to build relationships with practitioners, families and partners.

What’s more, is that we offer support towards your CPD Fund. We can provide you with up to 8 hours of CPD sessionscovering a variety of topics, allowing you to worry less about those dreaded requirements! We’re here to help you make you mark.

Some more about Social Personnel and what you can expect from us:

Social Personnel opened its doors in 2014 with two guiding principles, the right person in the right role, and the start of your new role is the start of our relationship.

Since then, we have gone on to become one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK because we focus on our social workers, understanding the challenging circumstances they face daily, and go out of our way to support them personally and professionally.

Our consultants are well placed to offer career advice and our Customer Relations Team are here to support them whatever the issue, query or just to have a rant at the end of a bad day!

We treat our social work colleagues honestly, fairly and with respect, ensuring that we achieve a higher standard of recruitment. This is a target we set for ourselves, both individually, and as a business.