Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Children's Social Worker

Children's Social Worker



Service care Solution are currently recruiting for a Children's Social Worker in Greenwich to join the Assessment and Support Team



As a Children's Social Worker, you will be responsible for providing reliable and effective social work help and intervention to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need so that children maintain a reasonable standard of health and development, receive reasonable parenting, and have a sense of permanence.



Main Responsibilities



As a Children's Social Worker, you will be responsible:




  • Provide effective professional leadership so that professionals work together to meet the needs of children in need, including those with a child protection plan, privately fostered children, and looked after children and care leavers.

  • Work with parents / carers to strengthen protective factors and reduce risks to the child's welfare, where seeking to establish rapport and trust as a basis for parents changing their behaviour so that the child receives safe reasonable parenting, or where parental cooperation is not forthcoming and there is no other way of safeguarding the child, pursue alternative arrangements for the child's upbringing.

  • Work with foster carers, special guardians, prospective adopters and other people who are looking after someone else's children, so that children's needs are met, and that they are able to live as normal a life as possible, understand their journey to their placement, are making good progress in terms of their health, development and education, and are prepared for their transition to adult life.



Requirements:




  • A recognised Social Work qualification

  • Registration with Social Work England

  • A minimum of 5 years post-qualifying experience in Children's Social Work

  • Full enhanced DBS



Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:




  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team

  • Excellent rates of pay

  • Payroll services twice a week



If you are interested in the Children's Social Worker role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Emma at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email emma.petricco@servicecare.org.uk


Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!