Social Worker – Safeguarding and Family Support Team

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Job Description

Social Personnel are recruiting permanent social workers for a Safeguarding and Family Support service, based in NE London.


  • To undertake complex case work ensuring that families and/or individuals receive appropriate support that is consistent, integrated and of the highest standard.
  • To prepare and present reports for meetings, conferences and courts etc., to agreed standards.
  • To work within the statutory framework and comply with Directorate policies, procedures and guidance.
  • To maintain high quality safeguarding standards for children, reporting concerns promptly to the Team Manager.
  • To promote high standards of professional practice through monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of interventions that will improve the quality of the outcomes for service users.
  • To update and maintain computer and written records in accordance with Directorate guidelines ensuring the quality of the information noted is accurate and up to date.
  • To chair and minute and/or participate in meetings in respect of service users.
  • To establish and promote effective working relationships with external partners, agencies and other sections of the Directorate that will improve practice and outcomes for individuals and families.
  • To provide advice and guidance on policies and services including the effective involvement of service users through working groups, meeting etc.
  • To administer petty cash in accordance with the Authority and the Directorate’s financial regulations and procedures.
  • To assist in maintaining a healthy, safe and secure environment and to act in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures.
  • To promote and implement the Council’s Equality Policy in all aspects of employment and service delivery.

What you need:

  • QSW Status – including qualification, HCPC registration and completed ASYE
  • previous experience working with local authorities.
  • 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…

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