Senior Social Worker – Family Support and Protection Team – London Borough of Tower Hamlets

December 7, 2022
£37 / hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Winlight Recruitment are currently working with London Borough of Tower Hamlets, who are looking for a Senior Social Worker to work in the Family Support and Protection Team.

Experience from the following teams would strongly be recommended to apply:

  • Child Protection
  • Looked After Children
  • Children with Disability
  • Court
  • Children in Need

Your main roles will include:

  • Completing single assessments of parents and the potential risk to their child/children
  • Working with parents with mental health issues, substance misuse and domestic violence
  • Working with children and families with learning disabilities
  • Undertaking Child Protection and Child in need home visits
  • Section 47 investigations
  • Carrying out duty work; making referrals and Assessments
  • Writing court reports
  • Working with diversity
  • Actively contributing to team working, supporting colleagues, covering for colleagues in their absence and taking part in team meetings
  • Prepare Child Protection conference report and Looked after child review reports
  • Prepare court reports for care proceedings
  • Prepare care plans for children and young persons
  • Attend and participate in Child Protection conference and Reviews
  • Attend and participate in Looked after child review
  • Organise and chair core group meetings with other professionals
  • Participate in Strategy meeting with other professionals
  • Attend and Chair placement planning meetings for Looked after children
  • Prepare and monitor and review care packages for looked after children
  • Organise and chair to prepare and review Child in Need agreement meetings with other professionals
  • Carry out viability assessment on prospective kinship carers
  • Attend and contribute to various multi-disciplinary meetings these include Child Protection Conferences; Child in Need Meetings, complex professionals meeting and Pre-proceedings meetings under the Public Law Outline.

You will need:

  • Social Work Degree
  • Registered with Social Work England


  • Offer Competitive Pay up to £37 p/h
  • Claim Your Business Miles


If you are considering relocating or temporary lodging for this assignment you should be able to find accommodation for a low price.

If you are interested in this role or looking for a different role as a Social Worker in the UK or Channel Islands, please contact Marketing at

Working with Winlight Recruitment offers you a number of benefits including:

  • Your own dedicated specialist consultant
  • Access to the widest variety of Social Work jobs across the UK.
  • Prompt and Reliable Payroll.
  • Free DBS and Compliance Service