Social Worker (Intervention & Planning Team, Child in Need, Child Protection)

Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
£40,738.00 - £51,065.00 Per Annum
05 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Social Worker (Intervention & Planning Team, Child in Need, Child Protection)

Reference: JUN20192590

Expiry date: 23:59, 31 July 2019

Location: North London Business Park & Colindale

Salary: £40,738.00 - £51,065.00 Per Annum

Job Description: Social Worker 2017 FINAL Grade I.pdf

We are looking for skilled, dynamic and motivated Social Workers who have a passion for achieving excellence and the ability to drive change for children and young people in Barnet. If this is you, you could be the person we are looking for!

We are committed to supporting our staff to make a difference to the lives of children using resilience based approaches that support them, their carers and families to thrive and achieve. We believe that with excellent practice leadership, support and supervision professional social work can thrive, creating environments where children are safe and where the quality of practice drives change that will help our children to bounce back from adversity.

You will have:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework and polices in relation to safeguarding children
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly in writing assessments and plans for young people
  • Proven experience in demonstrating your impact on families in achieving positive outcomes for children and influence the professional networks that you work with.
  • Innovative and positive engagement with children and families in their assessments and plans and a passion for delivery of high quality services and interventions to vulnerable children in partnership with a wide range of agencies.

If you consider yourself to be professionally curious and a dynamic practitioner who can thrive in a fast paced and high energy service, then Barnet is for you! It is an exciting place to work, where at the heart of our Family Friendly vision is helping families, children and young people to become resilient so they can thrive and achieve.

In addition to excellent development and career opportunities we have generous employee benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays
  • Work-life balance options may include flexi-time, job-share, homeworking, part-time
  • Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
  • We appreciate that not all employees want the same rewards and benefits package. Therefore, at Barnet we have a flexible benefits offer that can be tailored made to suit an individual’s preference such as trading in pension contributions for a higher salary. We will be happy to discuss and consider individual options during the recruitment process.

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

Applications will only be accepted if applicant holds a recognised Social Work qualification.

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