Lewisham Council runs a children’s social care service that prides itself on excellence, values your skills and dedication and offers a great deal in return
Together we want to champion children and transform their futures. We will achieve the very best for our children and their families – they deserve no less.
To provide an accountable statutory social work service to children, young people and their families/carers, to include assessment, intervention, case planning and review, appropriate to the work of the team and service unit.
We offer excellent salaries. As of April 2018, our salary rates are as follows:
- Experienced Social Worker - £35,772 - £37,650 pa
You are busy so we’ll cut to the chase – after all, you already know what the social work role involves …
We think our salaries and all our benefits are very competitive; we offer agile working with the technology to support it, manageable caseloads, great transport links from south east London and we thought you might be interested in our excellent range of opportunities to support your post-qualifying and professional development including ‘Making Research Count’, South East London Teaching Partnership (working with Goldsmiths, University of London), Research in Practice, ASYE, Early Professional Development and ILM courses for managers
We know that our fantastic team of Social Workers are the best advocates we have and that you would rather listen to them give their views on working here – visit our website by clicking here to see what they think about working in Lewisham children’s social care and how you apply to be part of our workforce!
For Social Workers, we also have vacancies in various teams:
v Referral & Assessment, MASH
v Family Social Work
v LAC and Leaving Care
v Children with Complex Needs
For an informal discussion, please contact Emmanuel Hanson on 020 8314 9515
Please note that this is an ongoing advert and interviews will be held on a fortnightly basis.
We are unable to accept applications for Newly Qualified Social Workers at this time. The advert will be updated when it is opened to Newly Qualified Social Workers.
For a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please click 'Apply Online' below.