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Social Worker

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£38,385 - £47,661
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker, Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Disabled Children Social Work Team-  Social Worker

In Royal Greenwich, as a GOOD authority (Ofsted December 2019/July 2021) with areas of fantastic practice for children and young people with SEND, we are passionate keeping children and young people at the heart of what we do. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and committed Social Workers, to join our experienced team. We are looking for a range of enthusiastic, vibrant and creative individuals with the skills and experience to help us in our ambitions.

You will be joining a high achieving service that has excellent relationships and partnerships established with families, community resources and a newly expanded Short Breaks Offer.

Applicants for the Social Work posts should have experience and confidence undertaking a variety of statutory social work duties, as they will be expected to carry a varied of caseload. This includes Child and Family Assessments, as well as Child in Need, Child Protection and Child in our Care work. They should have an ability to directly communicate with and seek the views of children with a variety of different needs; as well as being able to lead on effective multi-agency work to safeguard children, ensure their community inclusion and promote their independence. Desirable candidate will have an ability to work in partnership with families and involved services to ensure assessments and support plans that are child-centred, aspirational and outcome focused.

If you are as passionate as we are about making a difference to disabled children and young people – and have the skills and experience we are looking for – then please come and join us!

Royal Greenwich has a lot to offer – a rich cultural heritage and a diverse and vibrant community – as well as good sporting facilities, affordable housing and great transport/ road links. There is a generous annual leave offer and on-going continued professional development opportunities.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Sara Merriman;   

Team Leaders on 020 8921 2599

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kemi Olatunde ;     020 8921 2138   

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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