Social Worker - Children's Services

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

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Children’s Services Social Work - Safeguarding Service (including MASH team), the Permanence Service (Care Teams for Looked After Children), and Disabled Children’s Social Work Service
If you have a service area preference please indicate when applying.

Salary details :

  • Level 2 - Social Worker - Consolidating Professional Practice £38,385 - £41,586
  • Level 3 - Social Worker - Proficient £41,586 - £47,661

At Royal Greenwich, we offer the right  support for our Social Workers at the right time to ensure you have the necessary skills, experience and  good working environment you need to make a real difference to the lives of children, young people and their families.

Our small teams mean that you will be supported with regular good quality supervision to manage your own caseloads; and Senior Leaders are supportive, visible and approachable to complement this. 

With excellent training and great benefits, Royal Greenwich is the ideal place to progress your  social worker career; and opportunities include for social workers to join cross-sectional staff Task and Finish groups to improve practice and procedures.

Royal Greenwich has strong social work values and well embedded corporate parenting principles with a robust commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. 

Consistently Rated Good by Ofsted, we pride ourselves on having an innovative learning culture dedicated to improving outcomes for children, young people, care leavers and their families.

We are looking to recruit experienced, qualified social workers, who are registered with Social Work England, to join our stable and committed Children’s Services workforce.

Royal Greenwich is a great place to live and work. Benefiting from excellent transport links ranging from buses, tubes, DLR to trains and ferries, along with the developing Crossrail expansions, Royal Greenwich is one of the easiest boroughs to get to and navigate your way around. It takes 21 minutes to get into central London and 10 minutes from The O2.

To find out more about Greenwich watch the Destination Greenwich video

Our generous benefits package includes:

  • Rota days equating to an additional 10 days off per year
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Travel costs worth £1k+ OR Essential car user car parking (close to the workplace)
  • Good range of support and excellent Social Worker career progression scheme, including support from a Professional Educator
  • Ongoing professional development, including a minimum 50 hours protected professional development each year
  • Royal Greenwich Keyworker housing (after being employed for six months, subject to application and meeting criteria)
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • GreenwichCard entitling you to discounts at local businesses.
  • Small teams allowing more direct support and supervision time from your Team Leader.

Make a difference to our children’s futures, your future and ours. Apply today.

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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