Social Care

Senior Social Worker

Job description

Job purpose:

  • To work in partnership with children and families to address their social, emotional and environmental needs.
  • To assess the risks and needs for vulnerable children and delivering services to improve the quality of their life.
  • To co-ordinate services that enable the best outcome for children, young people and their families/carers and ensure the appropriate use of resources.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job.
  • Participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training.
  • To undertake other such duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.
  • To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the job and/or as detailed in the Directorate’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • To carry out tasks that fulfils the statutory requirements of children and young people receiving services.
  • To create, develop and review multi-agency outcome focussed plans for children and young people.
  • To collect and maintain accurate records and update appropriate systems which are both confidential and in-keeping with relevant legislation, e.g. data protection.
  • To participate in the supervision process.


  • Social Work Degree.
  • Current Social Work England Registration.
  • Significant experience of work with children and families.
  • Significant post-qualifying experience as a Social Worker.
  • Experience of working with children and families.
  • Knowledge of child abuse, its manifestations, causes and consequences.
  • Knowledge of child protection practice and procedures.
  • Skills in direct work with children including those who may have been abused.
  • 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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