Social Care

Children's Social Worker

Job description

As a Children's Social Worker, you will be at the forefront of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and families in Whitby.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting thorough assessments of children and families to identify needs, risks, and protective factors.
  • Developing and implementing care plans that prioritise the safety, well-being, and development of each child.
  • Providing direct support to families, addressing concerns related to parenting, housing, financial stability, and other relevant factors.
  • Intervening in crisis situations and implementing appropriate child protection measures.
  • Maintaining clear and accurate records of assessments, interventions, and progress in accordance with organisational standards.
  • Preparing reports and participating in court proceedings as required, advocating for the best interests of the child.
  • Advocating for children's rights and collaborating with legal professionals to ensure proper legal representation.
  • Providing education and support to families on parenting skills, child development, and accessing community resources.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Relevant experience in children's social work, with a strong understanding of relevant legislation and policies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to maintaining professional development and staying abreast of changes in social work practice.
  • 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.

Working with Archer Resourcing

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 social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

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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