Social Worker – Looked After Children

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Job Description

Social Personnel are currently recruiting social workers for Lambeth’s Looked After Children service.

Summary:

  • To hold a protected case load of the more complex and sensitive Looked After Children cases and deal with them effectively and efficiently to ensure that complex needs are identified, risk assessments are regularly updated and care plans are in place to meet identified needs.
  • To work in partnership with peers across the service and represent the service to external agencies, including court attendance, to ensure that care plan meets the needs and safety of the child.
  • To ensure that agreed plans for the care of children and service provision are implemented, monitored and reviewed.
  • To chair meetings, including some reviews, core group meetings and planning meetings, to ensure care plans are in the best interests and safety of the child.
  • To make recommendations to the manager about the need for legal action about a child.
  • To maintain and update case notes and other records, write reports as required in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • To cover in the absence of the manager as required.
  • To undertake other duties which might be reasonably requested by the manager.

What you need:

  • Experience working within child social services
  • previous experience in a children social care team
  • Right to work in the UK.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

Contact:
If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.