Social Worker – North London – Perm

By September 5, 2019 No Comments
Job Category: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

Our client based in North London are currently recruiting qualified and child-focused social workers at Senior Practitioner level. To join their Young Adults Service Team. The service plays a vital role in continuing the child’s journey when cases are transferred from the children’s team for longer term care leaving service and transitioning to adulthood.

They are a busy and supportive service working children and young people leaving care aged 16 to 25 years old. They also manage the referral and assessment for unaccompanied minors arriving aged 16 + and ensure a robust response to age assessment requirements.

The ideal candidate will need to be a resilient and an authoritative practitioner who places children and young people and their welfare at the heart of their practice.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Manage the referral and assessment for newly arriving UASC’s, which includes child and family assessments and age assessment, and the re-assessment of returning care leavers.
  • Manage the service’s emergency duty service which ensures our children and young people can be assisted in a timely manner in the event of unavailability of their allocated worker and responded to.
  • Ensure all care leavers who need immediate support have their voices heard, responded to and recorded consistently.
  • Liaise effectively and efficiently with both internal and external partners to ensure that children and young people are safe.
  • Support your Team Manager in developing the team, e.g., potentially supporting and mentoring ASYE and less experienced colleagues, offer 1-2-1 supervision to personal advisors and day -to day management of the duty team and receptionists and help to implement and drive a high performance culture.


  • Recognised Social Work Qualified and HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • 5 years of employment references

Pay rate

  • £42k – £45k DOE

For a full comprehensive job description or more information please apply today!

Please note only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered

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