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Adult Social worker Integrated Safeguarding Hub

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£30,108 - £38,994
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/06/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest is a vibrant East London Borough rich in arts and culture. It is home to the William Morris Museum and Leyton Orient Football Club. Waltham Forest will be the London Borough of Culture 2019. We have a diverse community and are one of the fastest growing boroughs in London.

 We are seeking skilled and experienced Adult social workers for our Integrated Safeguarding Hub, the post will be based within the existing, well established Childrens MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub). 

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, to work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation, You will be competent at assessing risk and making sound casework decisions.

You will be responsible for making threshold decisions on safeguarding cases, undertake initial duty visits and be responsible for attending meetings appropriate to the role.

 Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop Social Work Practice, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children. We would like applications from candidates with experience of working within a front line Adult Social care team, a working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and experience in Safeguarding Adults (Section 42) work., who hold a Social Work qualification and are HCPC registered. For further information about Social Care at Waltham Forest, please visit If you have any questions about this role, please contact James Thompson, Head of Service MASH, 02084964831.

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