Children and Families Social Worker

West London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW32511_1547042550
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-09
  • Location: West London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-30
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Children's Social Worker to join the Children and Families Team within West London.

You are expected to undertake social work arising out of the Council's function under the Social Services Act 1970, as set out in Schedule 1 of that Act and work arising out of other relevant legislation.

The responsibilities of a Children's Social Worker includes:

  • To carry out assessments of children and their families using the SAFE Assessment framework to identify areas of need and/or risk of harm, as a result of these assessments to recommend appropriate support packages or services within available resources to meet the child/children's needs and to support families in accessing such services
  • To undertake supportive and preventative work with individuals and families - this includes working to support a family to maintain caring for a child at home as well as working with support networks within the community
  • To take the necessary action to arrange alternative care for children in need who cannot continue to be cared for within the community without the intervention of the department
  • To prepare and submit written reports and present them to a range of professional forums including case conference and review meetings and to prepare and present statements to court
  • To investigate cases where children or young people are thought to be in need of care and control, exposed to danger, ill treatment or neglected and to take the appropriate action to ensure

Requirements of a Children's Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience working within Frontline Children's Services
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £18.63 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Children and Families Social Worker

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