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Social Worker Opportunities Across Children's Social Care

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: CCD00087
  • Published: Wed 11/12/2019, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £34128 - £44373
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Tower Hamlets
Benefits and Allowances

You will also be eligible for an annual Travel Allowance covering zones 1-3.

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.


Role Purpose

We’re hugely ambitious at Tower Hamlets – are you?

We are striving to offer the best services possible and empower our families to live happier and safer lives. We understand how essential it is to provide quality support and resources our staff need so that they can be the kind of social worker they always wanted to be and deliver the best possible outcome for children.

This is a very exciting time for our Children’s Services and we need committed individuals to support us in the delivery of these aims and to become part of our growing team to make a difference to our children and families.

To achieve this, we want to recruit and retain excellent social workers who will support the development of our next generation of citizens in Tower Hamlets. We are looking for experienced social work professionals with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience to join the MASH, Assessment or Child Protection teams.

The successful candidates will join small team hubs of 6 social workers and led by a Team Manager. We are committed to Restorative Practice and need exceptional social workers who are committed to embedding this model of working.

Our innovative and open working environment ensures that Tower Hamlets is an exceptional place to practice top quality Social work. We need both your energy and ambition to continue our improvement journey and we hope that you will consider joining us to help reach our aspirations.

The Post

Social Worker

Salary range: £34,128 - £44,373 pa. inclusive of LW

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

The Person

  • Have you got a current HCPC registration?

  • Do you have a minimum of two year’s post ASYE social work experience?

  • Are you able to analyse information accurately and be able to critically evaluate risk?

  • Can you build good working relationships with external agencies, community groups and individuals?

  • Do you have the skills to understand others points of view, with the ability to adapt and empathise and make informed decisions?

  • If you are up for the challenges and rewards that come from delivering dedicated people centred services, focusing on quality outcomes, we would welcome your application.





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This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Tower Hamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.





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  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: CCD00087
  • Published: Wed 11/12/2019, 6:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £34128 - £44373
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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