Senior Social Worker - Children Social Care

Social Care
London Borough of Lewisham

Senior Social Workers

Job Ref: CYP-19-004
Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,491 - £42,432 pa

Lewisham Council runs a children’s social care service that prides itself on excellence, values your skills and dedication and offers a great deal in return

Together we want to champion children and transform their futures.  We will achieve the very best for our children and their families – they deserve no less.

The role

As Senior Social Worker you will provide an accountable statutory social work service to children, young people and their families/carers, to include assessment, intervention, case planning and review, appropriate to the work of the team and service unit.

Salary details

We offer excellent salaries. As of April 2018, our salary rates are as follows:
  • Senior Social Worker – £40,491 - £42,432 pa

Further information

You are busy so we’ll cut to the chase – after all, you already know what the social work role involves …

We think our salaries and all our benefits are very competitive; we offer agile working with the technology to support it, manageable caseloads, great transport links from south east London and we thought you might be interested in our excellent range of opportunities to support your post-qualifying and professional development including ‘Making Research Count’, South East London Teaching Partnership (working with Goldsmiths, University of London), Research in Practice, ASYE, Early Professional Development and ILM courses for managers

We know that our fantastic team of Social Workers are the best advocates we have and that you would rather listen to them give their views on working here – visit our website by clicking here to see what they think about working in Lewisham children’s social care and how you apply to be part of our workforce!

Vacancies for Senior Social Workers will be in the service areas below:

v  Referral & Assessment

v  LAC and Leaving Care

v  Business Strategy, Fostering & Placements

v  Children with Complex Needs


v Family Social Work

For a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please click the links below

Please note that this is an ongoing vacancy and interviews will be held on a fortnightly basis.

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