LAC Social Worker Job opportunity in Wandsworth, London; up to £44,400 plus £5,000 package
Your new company
Things are changing in Wandsworth and rapidly. We have a newly appointed Director of Children's Services and Assistant Director for Children and Families with ambitious plans to lead Wandsworth to good and outstanding. We are working with new projects and ways of working which are very exciting. This includes introducing systemic practice; being part of the innovation programme and introducing the Family Safeguarding Model; and planning to work with Coram on a New Beginnings programme for our care leavers.
Your new role
You will work with children and young people who reside with foster carers, kinship carers or in residential placements. In a small number of cases, children may live with their parents. Children and young people are often subject to a Care Order and the role of the Children's Social Worker is to fulfil the council's obligations as a corporate parent. The role is to work alongside other professionals, to ensure that a child or young person receives appropriate care, education and health services
What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for passionate social workers, who are prepared to be accountable for achieving the best possible outcomes. You will focus on residents and service users to ensure they receive the highest standards of provision. You would have completed your ASYE and have full HCPC registration.
What you'll get in return
"I am committed to developing a culture and environment where social care practitioners are valued and recognised. I want staff in the department to feel safe, supported and to be well managed and we have lots of work taking place to achieve this. I am working with staff to build a positive culture that will help to build a strong community of practice."
Paul Angeli, Assistant Director for Children and Families
* £36,500 - £44,400 Salary with £5,000 package
* Payment of HCPC registration fees
* 31 AL days plus 8 BH days
* Flexible working * Relocation package
* You can also enjoy shopping discounts on a range of products and services, including: Store vouchers, Cinema tickets, Theme park tickets, Local business offers, Gyms and leisure centre membership
* 2020 Sherwood diary !
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV , or call us now on (phone number removed) and ask for Katarzyna.
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