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Qualified Social Worker - Children and Young People's Services

Job Title: Qualified Social Worker - Children and Young People's Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hackney
Salary: £31 per hour
REF: LiamMHC4822
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker - Children and Young People’s Services  based in Hackney. You will be working for the council.

Monday - Friday

Shift Times may vary

Temp Contract

Pay rates - £31ph

Job Purpose

To provide a high quality and effective social work service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines.  To assess need, plan and deliver focused intervention to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • To undertake interviews, observation and gather information from children, families and other agencies.  To analyse, summarise and evaluate this information to provide a holistic assessment of a child’s needs
  • To understande context of child development, parenting capacity and family and environmental factors in which to establish the needs of an individual child
  • To assess and balance risk and protective factors within a child protection framework
  • On the basis of assessed needs, to devise written plans for intervention and/or care for children and their families
  • To work closely with the therapist assigned to the Social Work Unit and take advice in devising and implementing clinical interventions with children and their families, in various settings including family homes
  • To carry out planned interventions using a range of tried and tested methodologies including systemic and social learning theory approaches
  • To use research findings and statutory guidance to inform social work practice

Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

  •  Health and Care professions Council (HCPC) recognised social work qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • A satisfactory DBS check at enhanced level is required
  • Experience of social work with families
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of systemic interventions and methodologies

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Murphy on