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Social Worker, Children's Social Care
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: LBTH/21/144267
  • Published: Fri 26/02/2021, 15:13 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,491 up to £48,576
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Social Worker, Children's Social Care

Are you a child-centred, committed and creative Social Worker looking to take your career to new heights? If you are passionate about building relationships with children and families, focused on working towards positive outcomes for children and have at least 1 year of post-qualifying experience in a statutory Children’s Social Care team, we would love you to apply.

In 2019 we were rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. We offer a competitive salary and you will also be eligible for an annual travel allowance covering zones 2-3. We are committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and if you choose to work with us you will benefit from:

·A diverse caseload 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 currently hiring for various teams, including initial assessment and long-term child protection.

If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to partake in stage 1 and 2 of the interview process (a group challenge and written exercise) on 6 April 2021. If successful in stage 1 and 2, you will then be invited for a panel interview on 8 April 2021. Please keep these dates free. All stages will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Please note: we are not accepting applications for newly qualified Social Workers looking to complete their ASYE in this round. Our ASYE posts are usually advertised in May/June. Please check back then.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rebecca Ellem in the Social Work Academy – ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

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.