Senior Social Worker - Safeguarding and Support

  • Location
    Hounslow, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 20 - £ 35 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Position: Senior Social Worker

Team: Safeguarding and Support Team

Duration: 3 Months +

Rate: Up to £35 per hour

We are looking for a Qualified Social worker for our client based in Hounslow, In this team you will be working closely with Families where children or Young people are in need of Child protection and/or Child in Need plans. Your role will be to deliver relevant interventions in order to safeguard children and ensure their needs are met whilst also aiming to effect long-term positive change to improve the life experiences of these vulnerable children and young people.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide a Social Work service in accordance with departmental policies and priorities and to participate in the costing, co-ordination, monitoring and review in line with department procedures.

  • To undertake assessments of the needs of children and their families taking into account their views, and to ensure that clear Child in Need and Child Protection plans are in place which have been discussed, and where possible agreed by all parties.

  • To maintain accurate and full records of contact and interventions with service users.

  • To prepare court statements and give evidence in court, when required.

  • To undertake child protection investigations and to provide assessments and recommendations that facilitate decision-making by appropriate line managers.


  • Significant, substantial and measurable post qualifying experience including work within a statutory Social Work setting with Children and Families.

  • Social Work Qualification

  • Registered with Social Work England

If you're interested in this position please don't hesitate to apply, please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Please apply with your CV to: Darian Forsyth