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Principal Social Worker - Haringey - Children's Services

  • Job reference: PrincipSW160920
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Principal Social Worker - Haringey Council - Children's Services
Service Care Solutions are looking for a principal social worker to join the team at Haringey Council on a permanent basis. The successful post holder will provide strong leadership management and guidance and also role model the values and behaviours of the organisation.

HOURS - full time
SALARY - £62,200 - £71,900 per year depending on experience
CONTRACT - permanent

HOW TO APPLY - please send your up to date cv to Jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964 for more information

WHAT YOU NEED
*Active SWE Registration
*Enhanced DBS with satisfactory outcome
*Recognised social work qualification
*Relevant management qualification or demonstration of equivalent experience
*Evidence of contribution towards the development and implementation of effective quality assurance systems
*Detailed understanding of current safeguarding policies and procedures in order to ensure their consistent application
*Experience of influencing decision-making and service delivery particularly where you have no direct line management relationship
*Ability to actively contribute to the development of the vision and implementation of operational plans of the department
*Experience of working within and managing multi-agency and multi-disciplinary teams
*Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practice of effective people management
*Good understanding of political context and environment of local government and of the challenges currently facing the social care sector

About Haringey Council
We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and improving the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19 year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow's leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey Council is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. We are a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people who join us, do so as they see Haringey Council as a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that creatively serves and develops Social work.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.