Social Worker, Children's Social Care
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: CCD00150
  • Published: Sat 26/09/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £37491 - £48576
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Social Worker, Children's Social Care

Benefits and Allowances

You will also be eligible for an annual Travel card covering zones 2-3.

Role Purpose

The Post

Social Worker - Children's Social Care

Salary range: £37,491 - £48,576 pa. inclusive of LW

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Are you a child-centred, committed and creative Social Worker looking to further your career in a highly supportive workplace?

If you have at least 1 year of experience in a statutory Children’s Social Care team, are passionate about building relationships with children and families and focused on working towards positive outcomes, we would love you to apply.

In 2019 we were rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and we offer a competitive salary.

Furthermore, Tower Hamlets Children’s Social Care is committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and if you choose to work with us, you will benefit from:

· Manageable caseloads and good quality reflective supervision

· Bespoke coaching and support from the Social Work Academy

· Opportunities to undertake further study and complete Post-Qualifying modules through our partner universities

We are hiring for positions in various teams including assessment, long term child protection and fostering.

Please note that this is a rolling advertisement. If you are successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted for an initial phone interview before being invited for a written test / panel interview.

Key Responsibilities

Please complete an application form to apply and upload a CV, answer some screening questions and three questions about the role.

If you don't have a CV - complete and upload the attached template.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Tower Hamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Closing date deadline: 28 October 2020

Shortlisting: TBC

Assessment/Interview: TBC

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