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Social Worker RBKC616218

Job Summary:


Salary range: £41,967 - £50,088 per annum
Work location: London
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Temporary up to 12 months
Vetting requirements: Enhanced DBS Check
Closing date: 23rd June 2024

About Us:


We’ll support you to support vulnerable adults in the community.


In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. This includes providing support and assistance to some of our most vulnerable residents including the elderly, people with disabilities and people leaving hospital. We encourage people’s independence and wellbeing, and work hard to enable them to live in the community with dignity, choice and control. Our standards are high but our people have the time, resources and commitment to care.

The Role:


From the moment you join our Assessment and Care Management service, you will have the opportunity to thrive. A robust induction is followed by ongoing training and development, as well as regular supervision. In this front-facing role, you will be required to visit our residents in the community to assess their needs and complete various assessments including safeguarding. You will occasionally respond to urgent situations. One of the key challenges will be managing and prioritising your own caseload of assessment work. It’s a busy team but you’ll be surrounded by supportive colleagues and managers who are dedicated to helping you do your best work.


Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:


A deep understanding of Social Work and the credibility this gives are key here. This will underpin our work. Your flexible approach will reflect our own. Yours too will be empowering by being a constant presence to support the team and bringing critical insight into what needs to happen to deliver the outcomes for which we all strive. Your proven experience means you’ll understand the relevant legislation inside out, not to mention risk management, safeguarding and care planning. Crucially, you will have excellent analytical report writing skills, with the communication skills needed to build trust with residents.  


Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role. 


Application process

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:



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