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Social Worker (Assessment Service)

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 867
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 40270.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

Grade 7/8- £35751-£44790pa (plus £4000 Market Supplement)

The Assessment Team places a strong emphasis on safeguarding children, assess risks and providing early intervention through collaboratively working with family, working in close partnership with schools, community health, the voluntary sector and other partners to develop and provide preventative and targeted support. As a service we ensure that the voice of the children and their lived experience are captured in the assessment. Social Workers are integral to our offer. They work collectively to achieve best outcomes for children, young people and their families in Borough. 

The Assessment Service are excited to announce that we are currently looking to recruit Social Workers within the Assessment Team.

You will need to have;

  • Significant experience (e.g. at least 2 years) of work with children and families, including assessments and statutory work.
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary inter-agency basis and ability to negotiate on behalf of customers.
  • Experience of the application of theoretical models and relevant research.
  • Experience of child protection work.
  • Experience of court work.
  • CQSW, Diploma in Social Work, CSS or equivalent.
  • Completion of all post qualifying professional requirements, including ASYE programme.
  • Current Social Work England registration

Please view Job Profile here

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Farida Patel on 01708 431182 or email farida.patel@havering.gov.uk

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 4/7/2022,  however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date  to be confirmed are scheduled 

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees.

The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 867
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/07/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 40270.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering