We are currently recruiting to a number of exciting Social Work positions across Children’s Social Care Assessment and Intervention service
Are you a dedicated, creative and committed social worker looking to take your career to new heights? If you are passionate about building relationships with children and families, focused on working towards positive outcomes for children and have at least 1 year of post-qualifying experience in a statutory Children’s Social Care team, we would love you to apply.
There has never been a more exciting time to practice, develop, and grow as a Social Worker at Tower Hamlets. Our vision is that every practitioner who has a role in the life of our children and families will be able to develop their skills and grow with Tower Hamlets. We will help you to develop excellent social work practice, leading to career advancement at your own pace.
Tower Hamlets provides wide-ranging and excellent training and development opportunities, which include university accredited courses, e-learning, online classroom-based training and on the go opportunities. We also offer flexible learning opportunities through our subscriptions to Research in Practice and Making Research Count and various learning opportunities through our membership with the North East London Teaching Partnership.
We offer a competitive salary (£38,148- £ 49,428) and you will also be eligible for an annual travel allowance covering zones 2-3. We are committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and if you choose to work with us you will benefit from:
- A diverse caseload and good quality reflective supervision
- Bespoke coaching and support from the Social Work Academy
- Opportunities to develop your practice, with a clear framework for career development. You will get opportunities to undertake further study and complete Post-Qualifying modules through our partner universities
To apply please submit your CV and details on your work experience and qualification through our recruitment portal.
We will be using a values based model of recruitment to ensure that all candidates share our vision and values. Should you be shortlisted, you will be asked to participate in an assessment which will include a written and group test. This will help us to get to know you better as a person, before inviting you to a panel based interview.
Closing date: 30th June 2022
Group and written Test – 5th July 2022- please hold these dates
Interviews: 11th June 2022 - please hold these dates
Please note: we are not accepting applications for newly qualified Social Workers looking to complete their ASYE in this round. Our ASYE posts for 2022 will be advertised in mid May 2022.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nazma Rabbani in the Social Work Academy – Nazma.Rabbani@towerhamlets.gov.uk
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
Tower Hamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.