Waltham Forest is a vibrant East London Borough rich in arts and culture. It is home to the William Morris Museum and Leyton Orient Football Club. Waltham Forest will be the London Borough of Culture 2019. We have a diverse community and are one of the fastest growing boroughs in London.
We are seeking skilled and experienced Adult social workers for our Integrated Safeguarding Hub, the post will be based within the existing, well established Childrens MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub).
You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, to work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation, You will be competent at assessing risk and making sound casework decisions.
You will be responsible for making threshold decisions on safeguarding cases, undertake initial duty visits and be responsible for attending meetings appropriate to the role.
Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop Social Work Practice, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children. We would like applications from candidates with experience of working within a front line Adult Social care team, a working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and experience in Safeguarding Adults (Section 42) work., who hold a Social Work qualification and are HCPC registered. For further information about Social Care at Waltham Forest, please visit www.ambitious-socialwork.co.uk. If you have any questions about this role, please contact James Thompson, Head of Service MASH, 02084964831.