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Qualified Social Worker - Referral & Assessment Team

£25.00 - £30.00 hourly
  • Ackerman Pierce
  • Southwark, London
  • 06/02/2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Southwark Council are seeking to recruit a Qualified Social Worker to join a well-managed team in the Referral & Assessment Team. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels.

Southwark pay close attention to looking after their Social Workers and strive to ensure they feel supported and welcomed in their roles. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a stable working environment with experienced leadership, whilst receiving regular supervision, training opportunities and career progression.

The responsibilities of the Social Worker includes:

  • To respond to queries and referrals from a number of different sources
  • Undertake Initial Visits to families and conduct risk assessments.
  • To investigate any concerns of neglect through Section 47 Investigations
  • Work on Duty where necessary - often screening all incoming calls
  • To work with children and their families in ensuring the family unit remains together where possible.

To ideal candidate will have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Social Work qualified (MA/BSc/DPSW/CQSW/MSc/BA)

Working with Ackerman Pierce you will be guaranteed weekly payment and access to continued profession development, including a dedicated consultant to support you through the interview and on boarding process. The position offers an ongoing contract and well-funded team giving good job security.

To discuss this vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in London, please email your updated CV or contact Carmen Thong for more information.