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Children's Social Worker -Assessment and Intervention

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-1300
  • Published: Tue 10/01/2023, 13:47 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £40,503 - £51,783
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON

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WE OFFER A COMPETITIVE SALARY RANGING FROM £40,503 TO £51,783 AND AN EXCELLENT TRAINING PACKAGE!

There has never been a more exciting time to practice, develop, and grow as a Social Worker at Tower Hamlets. Our vision is that every practitioner who has a role in the life of our children and families will be able to develop their skills and grow with Tower Hamlets. We will help you to develop excellent social work practice, leading to career advancement at your own pace.

In Tower Hamlets we are committed to building relationships and strengthening families by working with people in a compassionate and understanding way.   

We are ambitious for Tower Hamlets children and families and endeavour for every child and young person to be healthy, safe and successful.

 

Our offer to you:

  • We offer a competitive salary (£40,503 - £51,783) and you will also be eligible for an annual travel allowance covering zones 2-3. We are committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and if you choose to work with us you will benefit from:
  • Up to 31 days annual leave rising to 32 days with 5 years continual service
  • A manageable and diverse caseload and good quality reflective supervision
  • Coaching and support from our well-established Learning Academy, and the opportunity to practice within our bespoke practice model Better Together, which encompasses restorative, systemic and trauma informed practice. Flexible and specialist learning pathways, as well as clear development pathways for every stage of your social work career
  • Opportunities to develop your practice, with a clear framework for career development/leadership programme
  • Opportunities for agile/flexible working 
  • Access to free eye tests, discounted gym membership, You at Work discounts, Cycle to work scheme, Rent deposit scheme, buy additional annual leave and many other benefits.

If you are passionate about building relationships with children and families at their first contact with Children’s Social Care, focused on working towards positive outcomes for children and have at least 1 year of post-qualifying experience in a statutory Children’s Social Care team, we would love you to apply.

 

We are recruiting social workers for our front door services Assessment and Intervention Teams. You will work as part of a fast-past team responding to child protection needs and undertaking child and family assessments. Under the guidance of your team manager, your team will be on duty every 4/5 weeks. You will support children and families through the assessment process, up to co-producing step-down, Child in Need and Child Protection plans. Previous experience of Section 47 investigations and child and family assessments are desirable.

Closing date: 31st January 2023

Test Stage: If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to partake in stage 1 and 2 of the interview process (a group challenge and written exercise) on 6th February 2023.

Interview: If successful in test stage 1 and 2, you will then be invited for a panel interview on 9th February 2023.

Please keep these dates free

For further information regarding the role, please contact Nazma Rabbani Nazma.Rabbani@towerhamlets.gov.uk

 

Please note: we are not accepting applications for newly qualified Social Workers looking to complete their ASYE in this round. Our ASYE posts will be advertised in May 2023. Please check back then.

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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.

Additional Details

Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.

Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.

We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough. 



  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-1300
  • Published: Tue 10/01/2023, 13:47 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £40,503 - £51,783
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON