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Social Worker - Special Guardianship (PO3)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£35,991 - £38,994
Sycamore House, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/10/2018 at 00:55 AM
Vacancy Description

An exciting opportunity to join Waltham Forest Placements and Resources Service

Social Worker

We are seeking an HCPC registered social workers with suitable experience to join us as:

  1. Special Guardianship assessment – Social Worker

As a Social Worker in this specialist area of work you will have a comprehensive knowledge of permanency planning and support, with transferable experience of Adoption and / or Special Guardianship work. You will join a service that is keen to ensure that children’s plans for permanent family placements are achieved effectively and without delay.

This means you will be the kind of person who wants to make a difference; confident that you know how to move things on positively and to high professional standards. You will have the experience and confidence to advise social work colleagues in this area of work also.

For more information please call Jane Anderson on 020 8496 2417


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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