Children’s Social Worker – Wandsworth



Europe > England > London > South West London


Locum, locum


£32.00 - £34.00 per hour



Date Posted

February 3, 2020

Start Date


Applications Close

March 4, 2020

Job Description

We are currently looking for a qualified social worker with experience and extensive knowledge with children with disabilities team for a local authority based in South West London.


  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working with children and families
  • Practice experience of applying assessment skills within a statutory social work setting.
  • Good communication skills inc. verbal, written, negotiation and role modelling
  • Knowledge of child protection, looked after children and associated child in need social work practice issues
  • Knowledge of methods of social work intervention
  • Knowledge & understanding of the framework for the assessment of children in need and their families
  • Contemporary knowledge of social work & their social work applications i.e. attachment theory, enabling change, behaviour management.

What you will need:

  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • Be HCPC registered
  • 2 years post qualified

About Medicare First
Medicare First are a nationwide social care recruitment provider specialising in finding qualified social work professionals for temporary and permanent work across the UK’s local authorities. We work to provide a fair and ethical service to the workers we represent; it is central to our business ethos. The well-being of vulnerable adults and children and younger people can only be properly supported when our teams deliver on their commitment to our worker community.

What Medicare First can offer you:

  • Medicare First is a first tier recruitment provider to local authorities so you will have access to opportunities before they reach many other agencies
  • Opportunity as a Medicare First worker to access continued lines of work
  • Excellent rates of pay both (Umbrella companies, Limited Company and PAYE welcomed)
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will manage your registrations through to clearance
  • Your own personal consultant
  • Regularly meetings and visits with your consultant
  • Quick and Easy Registration Process

If you are passionate about delivering a high standard of social care and would like to work in a supportive forward-thinking environment, we would like to hear from you! Apply online with your CV today.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Medicare First is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Medicare First operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.