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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

SGO & Kinship Assessor - Social Worker - £39K

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

SGO & Kinship Assessments

A London based Local Authority is seeking an experienced Social Worker to join their Permanency team, which works with Children who are Looked After.


  • This is an assessing role, which is community based
  • Work flexibly and from home
  • Stable service with most members of the team employed permanently
  • Supportive Management
  • Weekly supervision meeting
  • Autonomous working

This is a specific post which works across Children Looked After and Adoption where the aim is to placed Looked After Children with family members. The role will require you to carry out SGO and Kinship assessments to determine the suitability of family members who are potentially capable of taking on the responsibility of caring for the child in question.

You will be working in close proximity to those Social Workers who are based within the LAC service as to provide a seamless transition of cases and ensure that the child has a more holistic package of care where the professionals dealing with the case have a clear idea of the child's situation.

To be considered for this post you should have extensive experience carrying out SGO and Kinship Assessments.