Social worker - Missing Children

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 18 - £ 32 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Position: Missing Children Worker

Team: Children Services

Duration: 3 Months +

Rate: Between £18 - £32

We're looking for an experienced individual to support, reduce and prevent CSE and Missing through providing targeted support for young people who are missing from home or care. You will undertake Return Home interviews which offer the opportunity for young people to talk about what happened while they were missing and think about what can be put in place to help them stay safe.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop and deliver targeted interventions for Wandsworth children and young people who go missing from home or care.

  • To develop one to one and group work programmes of support to reduce risk taking behaviours of young people who go missing.

  • To contribute to training programmes to support local practitioners in the development and delivery of skills and confidence in Missing children and child

  • To keep up to date with relevant policy and professional and user led developments at a national and local level.

  • To attend key CSE/Missing Team and young people's meetings such as SEMAP Operations Group, weekly missing meeting and other task and working groups as agreed with the CSE/Missing Team manager and promote the work of the CSE/Missing Team and this role across delivery partners.


  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of current issues relating to young people at risk, specifically in relation to missing and exploitation.

  • Direct experience of working with vulnerable young people who are missing/exploited

  • Primary degree /Level 4 youth work /social work/ nursing equivalent

* Please note only successful applicants will be contacted*

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Please apply with your CV to: Darian Forsyth