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Social Worker Children's

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Children's Social Worker in Havering



As a Social Worker within the Children Looked After and Leaving Care Service, you will provide a range of support and interventions designed to meet the needs for children and care and care leavers in a flexible and responsive way.

Candidate is required to immediate start and is required to work in hybrid fashion partially remotely and partially from work. ICT Equipment will be provided and training to Internal Computer Systems. Interview will be held virtually over Teams.

Subsidised parking at various staff car parks across the borough through application. A caseload up to a maximum of 15-20 The Intervention and Support Service (ISS) works with children, young people, and their families where there is an identified need for ongoing intervention. We work with looked after children, children on child protection plans and those on child in need plans. We also conduct all the legal proceedings work.

We place a strong emphasis on permanency and focus on the principle that, wherever possible, we should preserve continuity of a social worker for children. The service places a strong emphasis on stability whether that can be achieved through good parenting within the family, or through a stable placement outside the family.

We have eight teams, all including Social Workers, Advanced Practitioners, and ASYE Social Workers. The focus remains on keeping families together or maintaining stability.

The service is overseen by eight Team Managers, two Group Managers and the Head of Service, while also being supported by an integrated Business Support Service, our Systemic Family Therapists, structured supervisions as well as internal and external partners.


Job Specification:

Weekly Hours - 36

Assignment Duration - Initially 3 months.

Weekly Hours: 09:00-17.30

This is an exciting opportunity, and the role will include:

- Handling a manageable caseload
- Flexible working to manage your own diary
- Daily Pay rates

For this position you must also have:


- A degree or master's in social work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
- Social Work England registration

- DBS clearance


Working with Service Care Solutions offers many benefits including:


- A specialist consultant within an experienced Social Work recruitment team
- Consistently excellent rates of pay
- An extensive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
- Payroll service twice a week
- Personal on-going training budgets

- Registrations and DBS paid for by us

If you are interested in applying for this role or if you would like information about any roles in your area please call Matthew at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Matthew.Nicholson@servicecare.org.uk.

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know anyone who would be perfect for this role, and they are placed into work you receive £250 once their probationary period has been completed.

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