Find a nanny, babysitter or childminder — post your free profile at
Social Work Jobs
Care Jobs
Social Housing Jobs
log into your account

Social Worker - Referral and Assessment - London

Apply now for this job
Jobs like this by email: Sign up for Jobs by Email
Send job to a friend: Send this job to your friend

Your new organisation

Hays are recruiting for key staff members within Haringey Council's Children and Young People's Services. In particular, we are looking for ambitious and passionate social workers who are looking for a fresh challenge, with the ability to positively impact the lives of children and families in Haringey.

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents, and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19 year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders, artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

The opportunities are open to both permanent and locum applicants.

Your new role
You will join a busy but supportive team. You will undertake assessments (initial and core) and hold short-term child protection cases which will require decisions of initial interventions, including the development of outcomes-based intervention plans. Haringey is committed to “signs of safety” and need exceptional social workers who are also committed to embedding this model of working.

The structure of the Referral & Assessment Service includes five team managers, five senior practitioners and nineteen social workers managed by the Service Manager of Safeguarding and Support.

All team managers provide ongoing personal development and support through regular supervision.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Current valid HCPC registration
  • Experience in children's social work
  • Experience in formulating care plans and working with children on Child Protection Plans
  • Passion & ambition to provide the best decisions and care for children & families

What you'll get in return
Working with Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:

  • Access to highly commended Free CPD Training
  • Free DBS Service
  • Referral Scheme, £250 for each referral placed
  • Access to both Nationwide and Global social work opportunities
  • Your own choice of method of pay - PAYE, Ltd, Umbrella

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Jessica Zhang now on 0207 259 8715.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Apply Online
Got an account? Log in to fill this form from your profile.
Are you a UK citizen or eligible to work in the UK?
Show calendar days
  (if applicable)
  (.doc, .docx, .pdf)
Would you like to upload your profile and CV to our website?
(Your contact details will only be shown to recruiters)

When you click on the Apply button above, you will be registered with and will receive daily Jobs by Email matching this job's criteria. We will send you an email including your password so that you can manage your account in the future. (If you already have an account, your current Jobs by Email settings will not be overwritten.)

Hays Social Care

Job Details

  • London
  • £28.00 - £32.00 ph
  Pension, Discounts, Health Plans, Etc.
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
  • Job reference:

Contact Details

Jessica Zhang

Telephone Number 020 7259 8715
Entrust Social Care

Our network » - the childcare, nursery and nanny job board   childcare, nursery
and nanny jobs - the social work, care and social housing job board   social work, care
and social housing jobs - the education, training and teaching job board   education, training
and teaching jobs - the medical, nursing and healthcare job board   medical, nursing
and healthcare jobs - the public sector job board  

arts, admin, care, education,
finance, health, housing, HR, IT,
revenue, social work, transport jobs

  The Supply Curve - jobs for economists   econometrician,
economist and
statistician jobs - nannies, babysitters, childminders   babysitters,
childminders and