Leaving Care Social Worker

London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW00E3A81_1546518992
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-03
  • Location: London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-24
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for Social Worker to join their Leaving Care Team within Central London.

To provide advice guidance and support to young people using the service, to address their specific individual needs as identified in their pathway plan, to be responsible for delivering a service to specific allocated young people.

The responsibilities of a Leaving Care Social Worker includes:

  • Hold case responsibility for looked after young people and care leavers (eligible, relevant and former relevant young people)
  • Complete needs assessments and pathway plans for young people as required
  • Continuously evaluate and review the service provided for children and young people for whom you have case responsibility to ensure that standards of care are maintained and that children and young people experience good outcomes
  • Complete allocated tasks within time scales, ensuring that the statutory requirements are met in respect of the health and education of all children and young people for whom you have case responsibility
  • Attend statutory reviews, planning meetings, working parties, training courses, and other meetings as required
  • Gather information and prepare documentation for statutory reviews for looked after children and pathway reviews for care leavers as required

Requirements of a Leaving Care Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience of working services for children and young people leaving care
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £20.69 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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Leaving Care Social Worker

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