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Date Added: Tue 21/11/2023

Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Redbridge, IG1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £38607 - £42795/annum £5000 retention bonus

Qualified Social Worker - Looked After Children Team

Redbridge Council

£38,607 - £42,795 + £5000 retention bonus

Are you a dedicated and compassionate Qualified Social Worker looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of looked after children? Look no further! Our client is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our Looked After Children Team within the LAC Service.

As a Qualified Social Worker in our Looked After Children Team, you will play a pivotal role in providing essential support and guidance to children in care, ensuring their safety, well-being, and long-term stability. Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, you will work to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable children and young people.


Undertake assessments and develop care plans for looked after children, tailored to their individual needs and circumstances.
Provide direct support and intervention to children and young people in care, promoting their emotional, educational, and social development.
Collaborate closely with foster carers, adoptive families, and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for children in care.
Advocate for the rights and needs of looked after children, ensuring their voices are heard and their views are taken into account in decision-making processes.
Monitor and review the progress of looked after children, identifying any areas for additional support or intervention.
Participate in court work when necessary
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, complying with relevant legislation and organizational policies.


Qualified Social Worker with relevant degree or diploma in social work.
Registered with the appropriate regulatory body (e.g., Social Work England).
Experience working with looked after children and or similar service.
Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures related to children in care.

Join our dynamic and dedicated team within Redbridge and contribute to creating brighter futures for looked after children. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive work environment that values and invests in the professional growth of our staff.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are passionate about working with looked after children. Don't miss out on this rewarding opportunity to have a meaningful impact on young lives!

For more information on this or any other Qualified Social Work Opportunities London, contact Callum Parr at Ackerman Pierce recruitment agency on (phone number removed)
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