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SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER - SAFEGUARING AND SUPPORT

  • Job reference: SSWHaring
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER - SAFEGUARDING AND SUPPORT - HARINGEY
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Senior Practitioner to join the Children's Social Work Team for the Safeguarding and Support Sector. This service consists of; Children in Need, Children in Care, and Safeguarding Quality assurance. This role is on a permanent basis.

CLOSING DATE - Tuesday 5th May 2020
PAY - £42,684 - £45,585

HOW TO APPLY - If you are interested in this role, send your CV now to Jennifer at jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
*Enhanced DBS
*Evidence of continued professional development
*Recognised Social Work Qualification and HCPC Registered
*Experience in court work and working with children in care proceedings
*At least 3 years PQE in children's services and especially in the areas of safeguarding and child protection

ROLE REQUIREMENTS
*To chair professional meetings and other planning/strategy meetings as required
*To actively participate in supervision and performance appraisal
*To offer case advice, mentoring, coaching and guidance to others in the service as required including co-working, joint visiting, assistance with court statements and other reports and assessments
*To model high quality professional behaviour and to develop and promote notions of authoritative practice within the service
*To ensure that all legislation and local council policies regarding Health and Safety are adhered to
*To act as duty manager as required by the team management

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.