Social Worker - Children Social Care

Social Care
London Borough of Lewisham

Social Workers - Children Social Care

Job ref: CYP-19-003

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £36,486 - £38,403 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.


For Social Workers, we also have vacancies in various teams:

v  Adoption

v  Referral & Assessment

v  Family Social Work

v  LAC and Leaving Care

v  Fostering

v  Children with Complex

The role

To 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. Our salary rates are as follows:

  • Experienced Social Worker - £36,486 - £38,403 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!

For further information regarding this post please email where the email can be sent to the appropriate manager, and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

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

We are currently not accepting applications from newly qualified social workers. Please keep checking back to this advert as it will be updated when further applications can be taken from newly qualified social workers.

Applications for experienced social worker positions are still being accepted at all times.

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

To apply, please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.

Please click here - SW Job Description


Please click here - SW Person Specification



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