Ealing has been successful in several bids in recent years for developing & promoting innovative practice.
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Social Worker for our newly created Domestic Abuse Hub, which will be located in ECIRS/MASH our first point of contact for anyone is worried about a child in Ealing. It also provides safeguarding advice to other agencies, deciding threshold, triaging referral and signposting to the various early intervention and statutory services.
As the Senior Social Worker you will lead on assessing domestic abuse cases at level 3 threshold of need cases and ensuring the safety of children. You will have a clear knowledge and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on children and their families.
You will understand the legislative context as well as specific relevant legislation and guidance relating to safeguarding children.
• committed to making a visible difference to the lives of Ealing children and their families
• a qualified, Social Work England registered social worker/ senior social worker
• an ambitious practitioner with the skills and experience to deliver the highest standards of professional practice
• want to provide effective case leadership in addressing domestic abuse and the impact on children and their families
• support strong partnership working with a broad range of professionals from a wide range of agencies
• someone who will flourish working in a diverse community and be eager to explore new & emerging areas of social work practice.
What can Ealing offer you?
• an exciting opportunity to develop your career within a supportive and learning environment
• on-going personalised training and development opportunities
• access to a wide range of high quality resources to support children and their families
This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This role is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process.
If you would like to discuss this role before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Sharon Scott, Head of Children in Need services on 020 8825 9780.