We are looking for an individual who has a Diploma in social work or equivalent qualification, and be HCPC registered. You will be a pro-active analytical thinker, with experience of working within a multi-agency context as well as a sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. You will also need to be a strong team worker, who brings ideas for service delivery and partnership with parents and young people to a Service that Ofsted rated in February 2019 as “Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management”.
You will be part of developing and supporting a comprehensive service for Disabled Children and Young People and their families arising out of the Council's duties and powers under legislation and regulations, Council and Departmental policies and procedures within the Disability Enablement Service. We are a supportive, enabling and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for our service users. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice. You will work in accordance with guidelines set out by local management and to make appropriate use of statutory, independent and voluntary resources. If you have the drive and the commitment we are looking for we would love to hear from you!
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
About Waltham Forest:
Waltham Forest’s offices are located in the Town Hall Complex on Forest Road. DES is co-located with Education and Health at Wood Street Health Centre where you will be primarily based. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted parking, professional development, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.