Locum School Social Worker

London Borough of Lambeth is looking for a Social Worker to be based in one of its Secondary Schools.

This is a Locum Social Work role.

The school social worker should be conducting a combination of statutory and preventative social work as a focus.

You will be holding cases and working with children and families from their link school.

As a school social worker you will also offer a number of interventions to support pupil and families to prevent cases escalating to statutory threshold.

Benefits for you as a School Social Worker:

  • Competitive pay rate of £37.00 per hour

  • Chance to enhance your CV

  • Easily accessible via car or public transport

Your responsibilities as a School Social Worker:

  • Provide advice on threshold for MARF referrals

  • Undertake Child Protection investigations

  • Undertake CIN/CP and LAC work

  • Can provide groupwork for vulnerable pupils

  • Can provide targeted work with pupils and their parents when threshold for statutory intervention is not required

  • Can provide groupwork for parents

  • Provide training for school staff

  • Work with vulnerable pupils to reduce exclusions

  • Working with partner agencies such as school nurse, safer schools' officer, YOS etc to support pupils

  • To provide targeted interventions in school to vulnerable pupils

  • To provide drops ins for pupils and carers for advice and signposting

  • To work in partnership with school safeguarding team to identify and support children at risk of harm

Requirements of you as a School Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)

  • A valid Social Work England registration

  • Have competent knowledge and experience in CP,CIN and LAC

  • A valid UK driving licence and car is essential to this role

Location: Lambeth, London

Umbrella pay rate: £37.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Jordan Peat on 0118 948 5555 or email jpeat@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!


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