Social Care

Children’s Social Worker

Job description

Working as a Children’s Social Worker you will be contributing to the operational delivery of an effective Children’s Social Care Service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively managing a complex and varied caseload with appropriate supervision, guidance, and support, reflecting the function of the team and Children’s Social Care.
  • Being accountable for complex decision making in relation to caseloads ensuring professional judgement, evidence-based tools, critical reflection, and analysis.
  • Identifying and assessing levels of risk and need in often complex situations.
  • Undertaking Achieving Best Evidence interviews as and when required.
  • Working co-operatively with colleagues and in partnership within the Council and across multi - agency boundaries.
  • Taking responsibility for the professional learning and development of self and others including participating in team meetings and contributing to the development of the team.
  • Being responsible for overseeing the management, teaching and assessment of social work students carrying out practice learning placements.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience in statutory Children’s Social Care service.
  • Knowledge of the Assessment Framework and other relevant assessment and planning tools.
  • Enhanced DBS, dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.


  • Team: Children in Need
  • Duration: 3 - 6 months initially
  • Hours: 9 - 5 ~ Hybrid

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK criminal justice giving you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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