Social Worker - Family Support Team - South London

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We are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join this Family Support team based in South of London. This is a Locum role paying up to £30 an hour.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the Children Act 1989.
  • Working to the priority matrix, undertake assessments and formulate care plans.
  • To manage a caseload, of both statutory and preventative work for Children and Families.
  • To prepare all the necessary paperwork for all attendances at Court, Panels, Child Protection Conferences, Reviews, and other meetings and take follow up action as necessary.
  • To manage a caseload of service users requiring assessment of their needs, carry out assessments and investigations and co-ordinating care packages as necessary.
  • Liaising and developing close working relationships with other professions and agencies to ensure service users receive services in accordance with assessed needs.
  • To provide emotional and practical support, advice, advocacy and counseling to service users and carers as required.
  • Participate in the duty rota system, as agreed.
  • Maintaining accurate records of intervention in a timely manner.

You must have...

  • You must have a relevant Social Work qualification
  • Be registered HCPC
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • All applicants must have at least 2 years recent post qualifying experience
  • You must be a car drive

Why Pulse?

  • Free access to our online social work training
  • Daily Payroll
  • Access to many exclusive roles
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer successfully placed


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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