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Safeguarding Social Worker

  • Job reference: SWHaringey311220
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Safeguarding and Support Social Worker
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a permanent opportunity with Haringey Council. Based within children's services, this role will be working with children and young people subject to child protection and children in need plans, including Public Law Outline pre-proceedings work.

How to apply - Please send your cv to Jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964 and ask for Jennifer for more information

Role Requirements
*Satisfactory enhanced DBS
*Recognised social work qualification
*Active SW England registration
*2 years PQE preferably within a similar setting
*Excellent report writing skills
*Ability to provide quality assessments
*Ability to manage complex cases, while ensuring the voice of the child is heard and recorded consistently
*Be committed to the 'Signs of Safety' model
*To produce court statements and when required, give evidence in court on behalf of the local authority
*Ability to analyse risk in child protection and to plan appropriate interventions
*Ability to understand and work with a variety of family relationships and demonstrate an understanding of issues in relation to communities from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds
*Flexibility to work outside office hours when necessary and to undertake any other temporary duties consistent with the basic duties and/or objectives of the post

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 clients' requirements.