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Social worker

  • Job reference: DH1102
  • Location: Barking and Dagenham, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Barking & Dagenham Council are currently recruiting for a Leaving care Social worker

To act as a member of a social work team providing social work services to children and their families, with the purpose of safeguarding and promoting their welfare.

*To discharge the Authorities responsibilities under the Children's Act 1989 & 2004 and other relevant legislation in respect of; children in need of protection and those in the care of the Local Authority.

*All post holders are expected to maintain professional standards of practice and to work in accordance with Social Work Englandstandards and the Division's values, strategic objectives, procedures and managerial guidance.Specific Accountabilities of the Role

*With appropriate supervision assess and provide services to children and families in need within the framework of relevant law, legislation and national and local guidance.

*To undertake high quality, analytical care and pathway planswithin statutory timescales, which are reflective of presenting concerns and responsive to identified unmet needs and/or risks.

*To undertake practice which is analytical and reflective and in which the child's voice is consistently heard and recorded.

*To ensure that services are efficiently and effectively provided, liaising as necessary with other Council Divisions, Health, Education, Police, and other statutory, independent and voluntary sector providers.*Working within the London Child Protection Procedures to undertake key work responsibilities for children looked after by the Local Authority who are deemed to be at risk.

for this role you must have a Social work England registration and a degree in Social work.

if you are interested in this role please email me your Cv to or call 01772 208964