Social Work Assistant
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 2000561
  • Published: Sun 18/10/2020, 21:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £30,048 - £31,557 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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Social Work Assistant

Salary range: £30,048 - £31,557 p.a. inc.
Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Are you ready for your next challenge to safeguard all children?

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

As a key member of one of the locality teams, you will play an important role in delivering a needs-led, professional service and make sure that our Children in Need and looked after children, benefit from the best possible opportunities in life. Are you up for the challenge?

• To provide a service to children in need and their families in line with statutory requirements and departmental priorities.

• To assess situations where children are referred as being in need of assistance, accommodation or care provision, being particularly mindful of equal opportunities issues.

We promise:
- an exciting and challenging career
- competitive rates of pay
- learning and development opportunities
- good career progression

The Person

Do you have the drive and motivation to work with children and Young people subject to child in need plans?

Are you a dedicated individual and passionate enough to develop, implement and review care plans for children in need and their families in line with legislation best practice?

If so, and you are up for the challenges and rewards that come from delivering dedicated people centred services, focusing on quality outcomes, we would welcome your application

Closing Date: 29 October 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Additional Information
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.


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