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The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham council has exciting opportunities for Senior Social Workers who would like to join our Assessment Team.
The Assessment Team provides social work services to children and their families to safeguard and promote their welfare. Your in-depth experience will enable you to undertake high quality and timely single assessments and to liaise with partners within and without the council as necessary to ensure that services are provided efficiently and effectively. You’ll manage complex cases, planning intervention and support in a timely manner and, always, making sure that the children’s voices are heard and recorded consistently.
You will also be developing and improving standards and quality, helping us to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children and their families. We believe that our award-winning training, development and support is among the best in London and we will give you the time and support you need to make a difference. Our Senior Social Workers are encouraged to make a difference – helping us develop and improve standards.
In return we will offer you a £5,000 Welcome payment with your first salary payment and £15,000 commitment payment on your 3rd Year anniversary in post. This Allowance is subject to conditions. In year’s 4 or 5 of service, you will be entitled to 2 months paid sabbatical. Other benefits include a generous pension package, 27-30 days of annual leave and affordable housing scheme in addition to a relocation package of £7,500.
Special Requirements for this Post
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check. You will also need a current HCPC registration.
Disclaimer for adverts for hard to fill positions:
We will be reviewing and shortlisting CVs as they are submitted. Candidates will be invited to interview, and job offers made on a rolling basis, it is advisable to submit your CV/application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Once all positions are filled the job advert will be closed.
We are also advertising other Social Work positions within our Children’s Social Care Service, if you are interested, and would like to apply, please click on the link below:
If you would like a confidential discussion about this post and other Social Work posts we are advertising, then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you within 48 hours.
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