Qualified Social Worker - Child Safeguarding

Qualified Social Worker – Child Safeguarding – Central London

Role: Qualified Social Worker
Location: Central London
Team: Child Safeguarding
Pay:  up to £38.50 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you a passionate and experienced Qualified Social Worker looking to make a meaningful impact in children's services? A Local Authority in Central London is seeking dedicated professionals like you to join their dynamic Child Safeguarding Team.


  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Flexible working arrangements, including a mix of office-based and remote work
  • Meaningful work that positively impacts the lives of children and families


  • Conducting thorough assessments and investigations in child protection cases
  • Developing and implementing effective safeguarding plans to protect children at risk
  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the safety and well-being of children
  • Providing support and guidance to children and families in crisis
  • Preparing detailed reports and attending court proceedings when necessary
  • Engaging with children and families through visits to their homes, schools, and other community settings


  • Qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England
  • Proven experience in child protection and safeguarding within children's services
  • Strong assessment, analytical, and report-writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage a diverse caseload

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Interested in learning more about the Qualified Socia Worker role in Central London? Contact Rhys Rafferty at 01635 226350.

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