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Social worker

  • Job reference: DH0404
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Social Worker - Pre-Birth Team Barking & Dagenham

About this job
Making a difference in the lives of others" #Be More

In Barking and Dagenham we recognise the entrenched needs of our community such as neglect , domestic abuse and a high birth rate resulting in many vulnerable parent's not being equipped to cope with their new-born .We are committed to tackling these challenges head on. In doing so, we are transforming our services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. Part of this change is the newly established Pre-Birth Assessment Team. We are looking for an experienced social worker to join us.

You will join the specialist pre-birth team based in the Assessment service, which is a multi-disciplinary team that includes family support workers and a health specialist who will work closely with partners in the local hospitals, Adults, mental health and substance misuse services. We will provide expert multi-disciplinary assessments and offer intensive intervention, and support to vulnerable parents during pregnancy. The aim of the team is assess need and to support parents to achieve change and provide safe appropriate parenting to their baby. If permanence in parent's care can't be achieved, the team will ensure early planning to secure a suitable permanent arrangement for the baby.

We are looking for passionate, caring and committed individual who is driven to give families the best opportunities for change. You must be extremely organised and have excellent assessment and planning skills. Building and maintaining working relationships with colleagues from a wide range of agencies is essential. You must be enthusiastic and motivated to carry out meaningful and rewarding work which achieves best outcomes for change.

Benefits of working with Service care solutions

Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)

Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!

Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!

Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Delanie Heyes at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email