“Make children's voices heard and make a difference”
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham council have exciting opportunities for Senior Social Workers to join our Children in Care Team. This role would be suitable for Social Workers who are 4 years post qualified. The Children in Care team undertake key responsibilities for children in care whilst ensuring that their lived experiences are supported alongside Health, Education and placement needs which is individual to each case.
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 have completed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) and hold a recognised Social Work qualification and a current HCPC registration.
You will have experience in Children in Care and will be able to assess and provide services to children who are ‘looked after’ within the relevant law, legislation and national and local guidance. You will be undertaking high quality work within a very busy team where the Senior Social Worker may well need to step up and deputise in the absence of the managers.
This is an exciting time to join the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. We have been on a journey over the last few years, that has seen us transform the council and the way we deliver our services. At the heart of this transformation is our community. We need committed individuals to support us in the delivery of these aims and to become part of our team to make a difference to our children and families. In return we offer a competitive pay package which includes a welcome allowance, generous pension and relocation package, annual leave of up to 30 days,
investment in your learning and development as well as a commitment to your wellbeing. To find out more about our welcome allowance package please visit firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like a confidential discussion about this post and other Social Work posts we are advertising, then please contact email@example.com and we will get back to you within 48 hours.
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