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Senior Social Worker

Senior Social Worker £23-£28ph (South London)


Here at Corus Consultancy, we are recruiting for motivated and qualified Advanced Practitioner for our clients in London.

This is a 3 month contract position with an immediate start.


This role will be to work as an experienced social worker on challenging and complex cases.

The main Purpose of the job is to provide support, advice, mentoring and modelling to newly qualified and less experienced social workers undertaking various statutory social work functions including safeguarding work and permanence planning and to manage.

Furthermore it is important to manage and evaluate the performance of colleagues in line with guidance for Assessed Supported Year in Employment (AYSE) and Council policy.


Personal Duties



  • To undertake casework with the more complex and challenging families that require a high level of social work expertise in order to provide children with better outcomes.

  • To support, advise, mentor and model high standards of professional social work practice to newly qualified and less experienced staff in Complex/High Risk cases

  • To write and support others to produce well written multi- agency assessments and support plans

  • To promote effective communication with families where the Council is undertaking complex social work tasks and to advise social workers and where necessary, other professionals what they need to do differently in order to deliver good outcomes.

  • To support social workers to write complex reports, including Child Permanence Reports, Child Protection Conference Reports and court reports

  • To ensure that performance across the Service in maintained and improved


What we require from you?



  • Diploma in Social Work or equivalent

  • Have knowledge of proposed and actual legislation, statutory regulations and Government guidance and standards relevant to children in need

  • Have experience of managing or supervising in children's social services

  • Have at least 1 year experience of managing a social work team.

  • You must be registered with the HCPC

  • This position is subject to a satisfactory DBS check


If this sounds appealing to you get in contact with Corus for a discussion interviews are being schedule now.