Children’s Services Social Worker (Disabled Children and Young People Service 0-25years)

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£42,840 - £46,041 / £46,041 - £52,116
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Job Type
Full Time

In Royal Greenwich, as a GOOD authority (Ofsted December 2019) with areas of fantastic practice for children and young people with SEND, we are passionate about keeping children and young people at the heart of what we do. Our Local Area SEND Inspection (May 2023) found Children and young people with SEND and their families in Greenwich are front and centre of the local area partnership’s work. Everyone has the best interests of the children and young people at heart. The culture here is one of working together to secure the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed social worker to join our experienced team

The Disabled Children and Young People Service is an exciting, newly extended service supporting children and young people with SEND up to the age of 25. In this team you will engage in a range of statutory work across Child in Need, Child Protection and Children in our Care with severely disabled children and their families. We are developing exciting new pathways of supporting young people with SEND up to the age of 25 as they move into adulthood and the post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to this service development. This is a great opportunity for a social worker to expand their knowledge base across both children’s and adult’s practice in this developing service. As an integrated service, team members will also work closely with our Children’s Occupational Therapy service and our Short Break Team.

We are looking for a social worker with experience in statutory social care settings either in Children’s or Adult’s services and a passion for inclusion and supporting disabled children, young people and their families to achieve their outcomes.

You will be joining an ambitious, high achieving service that has excellent relationships and partnerships established with families, community resources and a newly expanded Short Breaks Offer. Children and young people are truly at the heart of our decision making.

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!

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
  • Greenwich Card entitling you to discounts at local businesses.
  • Small teams allowing more direct support and supervision time from your Team Leader. 

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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This role expires 27/07/2024.
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