Social Worker-Children Safeguarding

Location Southwark
Salary £21.23 - £23.93 per hour
At least 2 years experience in a Safeguarding Team.  The role is based in a Safeguarding and Family Support Service working with children subject to Child Protection Plans, Child in Plans and also children subject to care and pre-proceedings.  


Candidate Profile

  • To hold a recognised social work qualification and be able to provide evidence of registration to the GSCC.
  • Knowledge of key legislation relevant to professional social care work
  • Knowledge of the functions of a health and social care department and related agencies
  • Knowledge of methods to plan and review services for the client group
  • Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice
  • Experience of managing a complex case load
  • Must have 2 – 4 years Post qualification social work experience required
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills with clients and other health professionals
  • Able to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work and manage time effectively
  • Customer focused
  • Experience of producing reports for a variety of audiences
  • Good IT skills