Social Worker – Looked After Children – Kingston Upon Thames

Our client, Kingston is seeking a Social Worker to join their Looked After Children Team

What the role entails:

  • Acting as a corporate parent to our children and being the lead professional.
  • Working alongside other professionals, to ensure that a child and/or young person receives appropriate care, education and health services, and any other support needed to ensure their needs are appropriately met.
  • Supporting children living with relatives, friends of foster families and prospective adopters or children living in children’s homes and young people in semi-independent units.
  • Ensuring their safety and supporting them towards independence.
  • Championing the views and wishes of our children and young people so that they may be supported to reach their full potential.
  • Undertaking regular statutory visits, complete and update assessments and review the children and young people’s care plan.
  • Occasionally preparing reports and attending court.

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:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • SW England registered
  • Must have completed ASYE

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.

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