LAC Social Worker

East London, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW005669_1550501742
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-18
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-19
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Social Worker to join a very busy but vibrant Looked after Children's Team in East London.

To provide high quality casework and service to vulnerable children and families, ensuring social work practice is in the best interest of children.

The responsibilities of a LAC Social Worker includes:

  • Prioritise and respond to requests for assistance, establishing sufficient information about the needs of clients so as to be able to determine the level of risk and the nature and type of support required
  • Maintain accurate case records to include information and analysis, and fulfil national timescales, procedures and statutory duties in line with national and local policies, practices and procedures
  • Carry out assessments of needs and risk, and liaise with other specialists and agencies as necessary, and enable them to be involved and contribute to the process
  • Ensure that assessments, planning and interventions pay particular attention to individual needs, strengths and wishes, and include critical reflection and analysis, aims, and options to achieve change
  • Undertake at all times to work respectfully and collaboratively with service users, and take into account the views of children, young people and their carers and to facilitate inclusive practice to ensure participation is achieved

Requirements of a LAC Social Worker:

  • 2 years post qualifying experience of working with children and families
  • HCPC registered
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £30.27 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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