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Children's Social Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-454
  • Published: Mon 08/11/2021, 13:23 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £35,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mulberry Place, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London

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Children's Social Worker

Position: Social Workers in MASH, Assessment and Intervention, Family Support and Protection and Children with Disabilities

 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.

 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 MASH, Assessment and Intervention, Family Support and Protection.

 Closing date: 30th November 2021

Group and written test stage – 7th December 2021

Interviews: 10th December 2021- please hold this date

 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 7th December 2021. If successful in stage 1 and 2, you will be invited for a panel interview on 10th December 2021. 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 for 2021 have already been advertised. Please check back in 2022.

 For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nazma Rabbani 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.