Children’s Social Worker– LAC Team Job In Surrey
Posted 11 days ago

Children’s Social Worker– LAC Team

Job Details

Children’s Social Worker –Looked After Children’s Team
Pay rate: £39k - £42kpa (negotiable)
Location: South West London
Hours: 36 hours Mon to Fri (9am – 5pm)   

Pertemps is working closely with a local authority situated in South West London that are looking to hire experienced social workers to work in their LAC team
Role purpose

  • You will work alongside families, to respect families and their rights, to work with them in partnership and with their informed consent, to recognise their strengths and help them identify their needs
  • Promote the upbringing of children within their families
  • Social workers in Surrey will be supported to develop high levels of skill in motivational practice which they will use to help parents identify the aspects of their lives/behaviours that they want to change and provide the help and support to families, on a partnership basis, that they need to support them in their change
  • Registered or in process of registering with the HCPC
  • Substantial experience in assessing the needs of, and undertaking direct work with children and young people, with a track record of improving children and young people's lives in a UK statutory setting
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of the needs of children/young people in their specialist area Ability to evidence skills in or willingness to develop Motivational Interviewing practice
  • Up to date working knowledge of relevant UK childcare law, statutory guidance and Working Together 2018 Ability to relate well to children and families
  • Promote positive working relationships in and across teams, using strategies for collaboration and arbitration
  • Ability to communicate effectively in highly charged, complex or challenging situations
Working with Pertemps offers you several benefits including:
  • A bespoke service with your own designated consultant
  • CV review service
  • Time is precious- we have great relationships with our clients and can arrange interviews and get feedback quickly with no time wasted!
  • Access to the largest variety of social work jobs across the UK
  • Prompt and reliable payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £250 referral fee
Interviews are taking place, apply now! 
For more information, please email or call 07484 906575.